Young Man with a Red Tie

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Subtitle: A Memoir of Mandela and the Failed Revolution 1960 - 1963
Author: Bob Hepple
Publisher: Jacana (2013)
ISBN-10: 1431407844
ISBN-13: 9781431407842
Condition: Very Good. The cover is scratched, with scuffing along the edges and creases across the corners and a few of the pages. 
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 199
Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.5 x 1.9 cm
Weight: 0.35 kg

It is November 1963. The white police state has captured almost all the underground leaders of the struggle against apartheid, including Nelson Mandela, and put them on trial on charges that carry the death penalty. Bob Hepple, a 29-year-old lawyer, is making his hazardous escape from South Africa, in order to avoid being called as a state witness, having acted as Mandela's legal adviser for years.

In this memoir of these dramatic events, Bob Hepple throws fresh light on the character of Mandela and other leaders; and on the controversies surrounding the emergence of the South African Communist Party.

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