359pp., illus., map, paperback, Cape Town, 2022
Norman McFarlane on being conscripted for military service in the SADF after completing high school, fighting in Angola, and suffering from undiagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder.
"Insightful, humorous, poignant ... a brave book by a talented author." JH Thompson, author of An Unpopular War
"A courageous and moving memoir: Willem Steenkamp, author of South Africa's Border War
Norman McFarlane was elected ward councillor for the Democratic Alliance in the Cape Town City Council in the 2021 local government elections. He lives in Somerset West.