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Bring me my machine gun : the battle for the soul of South Africa from Mandela to Zuma

Author: Alec Russell
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Financial Times world news editor tells the epic story of post-apartheid South Africaa country once so full of promise, now teetering on the brink of chaos

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Russell, Alec, 1966-
Bring me my machine gun.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2009
(DLC) 2008055404
(OCoLC)262430999
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Thabo Mbeki; Jacob Zuma; Nelson Mandela; Thabo Mbeki; Jacob Zuma
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alec Russell
ISBN: 9780786745555 078674555X 9780786741472 0786741473 1586487388 9781586487386
OCLC Number: 436229993
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 312 pages)
Contents: Succeeding a saint --
The other side of the rainbow --
Liberation movements have a habit of not ageing gracefully --
The return of the necklace --
The singing policeman --
The white Africans --
The new Randlords --
The graves of the ancestors --
How the ANC bungled AIDS --
The 100 percent Zulu boy --
How to avoid the fate of Robert Mugabe.
Responsibility: Alec Russell.

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Peter Godwin, author of When a Crocodile Eats the Sun "A vivid portrait of post-apartheid South Africa, briskly depicting the dramas of a young nation and the telling threats to its future." Kirkus Read more...

 
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