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Kaffir Boy

Kaffir Boy


by Mark Mathabane

Andre Zietsman Timeline and Summary

  • Andre and Mark meet through Scaramouche and they begin meeting to play tennis on Saturday mornings.
  • They continue to meet every Saturday, even though it's illegal.
  • Andre explains how living in the U.S. helped him recognize blacks as equal and opened his eyes to the realities of apartheid in South Africa.
  • Andre arranges for Mark to get a job at Barclays Bank when he graduates from high school.