Pale Native: Memories of a Renegade Reporter

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Zebra, 2004 - Journalists - 286 pages
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User Review  - Liz Lobster - Goodreads

Brilliant brilliant book! Not only informative on the history of South Africa from the 70's to current day, but also insightful on the identity crisis that many South Africans face today. Kudos to Max ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sergio GRANDE films - Goodreads

"History is against you, my brother" is a euphemism for "You're a good guy. But you're White and this is no longer a White man's country". Brutally poignant, honest and realistic. Also, very well ... Read full review

Contents

History is against you my brother
1
SINS OF THE FATHERS
7
Avery strange tribe
9
About ancestors
14
European gentlemen
22
Five dead men
32
A barrel of gunpowder
37
May God punish England
49
Bleeding in the sand
101
Holding court
106
Catholics and communists
113
My friend Lubof
121
PLAYING WITH FIRE
129
Diamonds are not forever
131
The struggle heats up
138
The New Voortrekkers
148

SERVING THE MOUTHPIECE
55
Influences
57
The volk calls
63
Soweto
67
Wine in the swimming pool
73
MR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT
79
Boetie gaan border toe
81
In the colony
91
THE VRYE WEEKBLAD YEARS
169
Golden years
184
Anarchists at work
199
Toying with the lions testicles
212
To more glamorous pastures
237
The poor mans Stalin
253
Into the sunset
273
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