The result of an illegal affair between a white British woman and black South African man, during apartheid, ‘Karoline’ is classified as ‘white’, but her true parentage soon emerges. At 6 weeks old she is secreted out of SA under the pretense of needing medical treatment in the UK. On returning, her biological mother says her newborn has died abroad. Karoline is adopted by a white British couple. Plagued by questions surrounding her identity, she returns ‘home’ at 26, to face her inner demons
Sara-Jayne King is a mixed-race South African/British journalist and radio presenter whose career has taken her across the globe in search of remarkable stories and fascinating characters. Her career began as a junior journalist in local radio in London and since then has included roles in the Middle East and Africa, most recently as a senior editor for news channel eNCA and presenter for Primedia's talk radio station Cape Talk.