UNDER NELSON MANDELA BOULEVARD, life among the stowaways

: Christie (S.)

R 250.00
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240pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2016


Journalist Sean Christie's account of the Beachboys, a community of young Tanzanian men from the slums of Dar es Salaam who live under Nelson Mandela Boulevard on Cape Town's Foreshore.

Includes photographs by David Southwood.

"Sean Christie is wonderful. With his huge heart and his sharp eye, he has conjured a Cape Town you are unlikely to have imagined." Jonny Steinberg

"Gritty, courageous, beautifully rendered journalism and memoir" Justice Malala, author of "We Have Begun Our Descent"

Sean Christie was born in Zimbabwe in 1980. In 2015 he was awarded a special Taco Kuiper prize for his journalism on the Tanzanian stowaways who he writes about in this book. He lives in Cape Town.