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Boy on the Run by Welcome Mandla Lishivha (Jacana).
Boy on the Run by Welcome Mandla Lishivha (Jacana).

BOOK: Boy on the Run by Welcome Mandla Lishivha (Jacana)

Boy on the Run (Jacana) is Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s memoir of growing up in a South African township, poor and queer – but loved. Mark Gevisser describes the book as “tough and fragile, tragic and reslisient, and utterly compelling”. Lishivha is a freelance journalist and PhD candidate in jurisprudence. His writing has appeared in Getaway magazine, Daily Maverick and the Mail & Guardian; he has also written for the Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Reuters and GQ.

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