The Lady: Life and Times of Winnie Mandela

R 40.00  

Subtitle: Life and Times of Winnie Mandela
Author: Emma Gilbey 
Publisher: Vintage (1994)
ISBN-10: 0099388014
ISBN-13: 9780099388012 
Condition: Very Good. Very light creasing along bottom edge of front cover. 
Binding: Softcover 
Pages: 328
Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.8 x 2.3 cm
Weight: 0.25 kg

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"Emma Gilbey's carefully researched and fluently written book charts Winnie's gradual rise from rural teacher's daughter in the Transkei to political prima donna in Soweto, and explains in readable form the complex backdrop to her sudden fall from grace. It is an honest attempt to determine how a fundamentally decent - albeit haughty, headstrong and ambitious - woman, became an apologist for some of the worst excesses of black South Africa's armed struggle. For those who want to understand why, this book should be required reading" - Daily Telegraph.

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