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- Maidel Cason, Univ. of Delaware Lib., Newark
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A very nice book. Fills in some gaps in my understanding of the history of southern Africa. Not a short book. The book has many lengthy stories, too many and too long. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Andy
A remarkable book. As an Afrikaner it made me cringe at times,high fived myself at other times. Malan is a big time liberal but even he had to admit that the SA situation was not... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
A bit long but well written and sincere. Paints a beautiful description of the landscape of South Africa both human and politicalPublished 11 months ago by Deborah S Greco
True, raw, blunt, personal and excellent context. I need to find more South Africa books just like this. Gripping non-fiction is the best!Published 13 months ago by Heather Louise Yorkston
I saw this book recommended after Mandela's death, and I am thankful to whoever it was that brought it to my attention. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Joanne E. Taylor
This book is a fascinating journey through the author's family and its role in the apartheid system of South Africa, written in a style so descriptive you can almost smell the dust... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Anne-Marie
Having lived in Southern Africa through the 70's and 80's, with considerable time spent in South Africa itself, I felt I had experienced much of what the Apartheid system had done... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Neil Hutchinson
This is a page turner, describing the horrors of apartheid, both white on black violence as well as black on black violence and white on white violence. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Catherine
Well written interesting look at the cause and consequences of apartheid. Eye opening view of a part of history that I hadn't read about beforePublished 19 months ago by brigette