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Master Harold and the Boys

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ISBN-10: 0307475204

ISBN-13: 9780307475206

Edition: N/A

Authors: Athol Fugard

List price: $18.95
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This play about a young white boy and two African servants is at once a compelling drama of South African apartheid and a universal coming-of-age story. Originally produced in 1982, it is now an acknowledged classic of the stage, whose themes of injustice, racism, friendship, and reconciliation traverse borders and time.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.374

Born in Cape Town and educated at Port Elizabeth Technical College and Cape Town University, Athol Fugard is a leading white South African playwright. After finishing his education, Fugard worked as a seaman and journalist before becoming an actor, director, and playwright. His commitment to the antiapartheid struggle through his plays and other dramatic productions is as long as it is effective in portraying the traumas of racial tensions in the lives of both white and black South Africans. The setting of his plays is contemporary South Africa, but the bleakness and frustrations of life they present, especially for those on the fringes of society, raise the plays to the level of universal…