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Boy from Bethulie: An Autobiography

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"Boy from Bethulie" is a major theatrical autobiography, which is both funny and breathtakingly honest. Part history of mainstream South African theatre from the 1950s and part social documentary of the communities Mynhardt has played to--sophisticated audiences in ostentatious national theatres; rural audiences in tiny, ill-equipped and draughty halls in desolate plattela ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Witwatersrand University Press Publications
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Dec 07, 2011 rated it liked it
This was quite a surprise and sort of grew on me as it went on, mostly because of the hilarity, and incidental references that meant something personally. It was weird to stumble on surprising facts eg that Patrick Mynhardt a) knew my high school art teacher (an actor) who committed suicide after his wife was unfaithful; b) knew Heather Lloyd-Jones, a big local star and briefly our neighbour, and c) praised so highly the TV-producer daughter of a friend of mine!

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