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A Boy Named Courage: A Surgeon’s Memoir of Apartheid. By Himmet Dajee with Patrice Apodaca. Malvern, Penn.: Cynren Press, 2018. ISBN-13: 978-1-947976-00-9 (hbk)

A S Mall


This is a review of a book written by an ex-South African cardiothoracic surgeon of Indian origin who laments the fact that his own country could not allow him to study here.

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A S Mall, Emeritus Professor and Senior Scholar, Division of General Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2018;108(12):1009. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i12.13706

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Date submitted: 2018-11-26
Date published: 2018-11-26

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