Acclaimed author and historian Pieter Kapp tells the remarkable rags-to-riches story of Jannie Marais who, at the turn of the previous century, joined the diamond rush as a 19-year-old farm boy, rising through the ranks to become one of the richest men of his time. But that is only where the story starts.
Jannie Marais then went on to become a major philanthropist whose legacy lives to this day through his involvement in media, the University of Stellenbosch and numerous institutions who benefit from his bequests.
Join the author on this fascinating journey tracing the steps of Marais and his equally remarkable brothers, South Africans whose legacy can be truly valued only a century later. Nalatenskappe sonder einde, die verhaal van Jannie Marais en die Marais-broers is a thumping good read and a timely reminder of lives lived for posterity and service.
Title: Nalatenskappe sonder einde
Author: Pieter Kapp
Category: Afrikaans non-fiction (biography)
Format: Hardcover 215mm x 260mm
Publication date: 2015