Winnie Mandela: A Life by Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob
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Winnie Mandela: A Life
By Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob

Winnie Mandela: A Life

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Winnie Mandela: A Life by Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob

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This biography provides an inside perspective on, and understanding of, the life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who has been adored, feared and hated more than any other woman in South African history. The book explores the different aspects of her life: a talented, privileged child; caring wife and mother; and dedicated social worker and selfless political activist. Propelled as a result of circumstances into constant danger, ear-marked for destruction by the ruthless South African security police, imprisoned, tortured, exiled and isolated from human contact and interaction and finally discarded by the very people for whom she had sacrificed a promising career and a normal life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781868726622
ISBN-10: 1868726622
Classification: Political activism , Biography: historical, political & military , African history
Format: Hardback (230mm x 150mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Zebra Press
Publisher: Struik Publishers (Pty) Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: South Africa

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