245 pp., paperback, Reprint, Cape Town, (1984) 2013
A reprint of Es'kia Mphahlele's second autobiography. His first autobiography is entitled "Down Second Avenue" (1959).
South African writer, educationist, artist and activist Es'kia Mphahlele (1919-2008) wrote more than 30 short stories, two verse plays and a number of poems.
In 1984 he was awarded the Order of the Palm by the French government. He was the recipient of the 1998 World Economic Forum Crystal Award for Outstanding Service to the Arts and Education. In 1998 Nelson Mandela awarded him the Order of the Southern Cross.