kfollis1688, October 17, 2011 (view all comments by kfollis1688)
This book is an excellent insight to the life of a black South African boy living during Apartheid. While the story is extremely eye-opening, it is a learning tool that enables people to see beyond their own comfortable existence and into a forbidden world of oppression and secrets. The main reason I came across this book was for a political science class, specifically politics of Africa. If you are willing to expand your understanding of the conditions people are sometimes forced to endure, then this is a great book for you. Your heart will bleed for this boy and the struggle he went through.
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