160pp., paperback, Pretoria, 2019
A collection of 48 essays in which Dolf van Niekerk recalls his earliest memories of his birthplace, his family and the people who formed him, and his years at university.
Author, dramatist and radio presenter Dolf van Niekerk was born in 1929 in Edenburg in the Free State. He is the author of Kroniek van Turf and Koors. In 1963 he was awarded the Eugène Marais Prize for Skepsels, a collection of short stories, and in 1986, he won the MER Prize and the Scheepers Award for Youth Literature for the novel Die Haasvanger.