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Every Secret Thing Gillian Slovo

Every Secret Thing

Gillian Slovo

Published
ISBN : 9781844085996
Paperback
384 pages
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A passionate witness to the colossal upheaval that has transformed her native South Africa, Gillian Slovo has written a memoir that is far more than a story of her own life. For she is the daughter of Joe Slovo and Ruth First, South AfricasMoreA passionate witness to the colossal upheaval that has transformed her native South Africa, Gillian Slovo has written a memoir that is far more than a story of her own life. For she is the daughter of Joe Slovo and Ruth First, South Africas pioneering anti-apartheid white activists, a daughter who always had to come second to political commitment. While recalling the extraordinary events which surrounded her familys persecution and exile, and reconstructing the truth of her parents relationship and her own turbulent childhood, leading her at one point to a chilling interview with one of the men responsible for her mothers death, Gillian Slovo has reated an astonishing portrait of a courageous, beautiful mother and a father of integrity and stoicism.