Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa Summary
Mark Mathabane

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Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa Summary

Mark Mathabane's Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa was the first widely published South African autobiography written in English by a black native. Macmillan's initial 1986 American publication stunned readers in much the same way Frederick Douglass's 1845 slave narrative had, forcing many to rethink American support of South African business and government. Earlier, Mathabane had begun to publish various essays and articles to educate Americans...

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