This is a true story and the story of Lourens, the White son of an Afrikaner farmer and his lifelong friend, Bareng, the son of a farmworker that works for his and how their love for soccer brought their communities together during the height of apartheid. This novel will inspire and and thrill you with the adventure of Lourens, and how he learns that being White and being Black have no influence on friendship or love. The novel also highlighs how sport, and especially the beautiful game of soccer, can bring people from different backgrounds together. Following Lourens and Bareng as they grow into adulthood and go from childhood playmates to brothers and one day brothers in law as they learn that the government, their parents, and their communities might oppose their friendship but that everyone can be won over through learning about each other’s culture.
Soccer Farm by Lourens Erasmus
The story of Lourens, the white son of an Afrikaner farmer and his lifelong friend, Bareng, the son of a farm worker and how their love for soccer brought their communities together, during the height of apartheid. The story is about friendship and how living a dream together can overcome even the largest obstacles. it also shows how sport and especiall the beautiful game of soccer can bring people from different backgrounds together.
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|Ages:||Adult; Young Adult|
|Dimensions||13 × 19.5 cm|
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