: Akerman (A.)

R 330.00
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320pp., illus, paperback, Johannesburg, 2024


Memoir of South African playwright Anthony Akerman.

"... a profoundly informative reflection, not just on adoption, his own adoption, and the perilous paths all those who adopt and are adopted are obliged to trudge, but on the tender anguishes and idiocies of being human." Justice Edwin Cameron, author of Justice, a personal account

Anthony Akerman's plays include Somewhere on the Border (Thomas Pringle Award), A Man Out of the Country, Dark Outsider (Ernst van Heerden Creative Writing Award) Old Boys (Vita Best Script Award) and Leading Ladies (Writers Guild of South Africa's Muse Award for Best Stage Play). He has also written for radio and TV.