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Hitler, Verwoerd, Mandela and me : a memoir of sorts

Author: Marianne Thamm
Publisher: Cape Town : Tafelberg, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Marianne Thamm delves into her own unconventional life story. Her German father fought for Hitler and made munitions for Verwoerd. He married her largely illiterate Portuguese mother who worked as a cleaner in England. Today Marianne is the proud mother of two (black) teenagers ... Hers is the story of the last century, of the defeat of bigotry and a new era ushered in by Mandela. Sad at times, deeply moving and,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Marianne Thamm
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Thamm
ISBN: 0624075206 9780624075202
OCLC Number: 958355168
Description: 302 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some in color), facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Marianne Thamm.

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"Marianne Thamm delves into her own unconventional life story. Her German father fought for Hitler and made munitions for Verwoerd. He married her largely illiterate Portuguese mother who worked as a cleaner in England. Today Marianne is the proud mother of two (black) teenagers ... Hers is the story of the last century, of the defeat of bigotry and a new era ushered in by Mandela. Sad at times, deeply moving and, like Marianne, hugely entertaining"--Publisher's webpage.

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