Kaffir Boy is a 1986 autobiography by South African tennis player Mark Mathabane. The book describes his life growing up in extreme poverty among South Africa's apartheid, and his eventually success with tennis. It is an inspiring book that can help students relate more personally to the horrors of apartheid.
Essays and Criticism;. Topics for Further Study. Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa Homework Help Questions.