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Mine Boy: The First Modern Novel of Black South Africa

 
 
 
 
Mine Boy: The First Modern Novel of Black South Africa
Author: Peter Abrahams
ISBN 13: 9780435905620
ISBN 10: 435905627
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication Date: 2008-09-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 184
List Price: $15.00
 
 

This novel was one of the first books to draw attention to the condition of black South Africans under a white regime. Abraham's forceful but restrained images of discrimination in the gold mines, the appalling housing, and a country boy's simple and humanitarian act of defiance have struck a chord around the world, making Mine Boy a central influence on South African fiction of over forty years..