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

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Achebe, Chinua, "Girls at War" and Other Stories, Heinemann Educational Books Limited, 1972.

"Girls at War" and Other Stories is a collection of twelve short stories including the often anthologized "Marriage Is a Private Affair" and "Dead Men's Path." Set in the twentieth-century changing world of Nigeria, the stories focus on conflicts arising from the clash between eroding tribal customs and the growing influences of the modern world.

Fugard, Athol, Master Harold and the Boys, Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.

In this sadly poignant play, Fugard forces his audience to confront the depth and power of racism that has become repressed or hidden. He demonstrates just how tenuous white and black relations can be, how easy it is for one moment of hurt and anger to destroy years of love and compassion.

Head, Bessie, Maru, Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1971.

Maru is one of three significant novels by Head that are set in...

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