Biography & Memoir Books:

Hearing Grasshoppers Jump

The Story of Raymond Ackerman



Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Hearing Grasshoppers Jump by Raymond Ackerman
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


The practical wisdom that has guided Raymond Ackerman is revealed in this account of his roller-coaster ride as a businessman in a highly politicised society. His private passions and sound business ethics are shown to have enabled his passionate positive engagement with his country and with life.

Author Biography

Raymond Ackerman has written a lively story of his life and career, full of incident, wonderful stories and controversy. He has not been afraid to cross swords with the powers that be or with other businessmen, and these episodes are frankly recounted. His account of his involvement in the Cape Town Olympic bid and the antagonism that developed between him and Sam Ramsamy, president of NOCSA, will be sure to fascinate readers.
Release date NZ
December 31st, 2001
Country of Publication
South Africa
32pp halftones
David Philip Publishers
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...