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When we dance

Author: Melanie Verwoerd
Publisher: Dublin : Liberties Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When We Dance is a fascinating account of the life of a woman who played a major role in South Africa's journey from apartheid to democracy, and went on to become South African ambassador to Ireland. The book takes the reader on a remarkable journey through Melanie's life, from her upbringing in South Africa's Afrikaner heartland, to her involvement with the ANC, & her work in Ireland as South African ambassador  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Melanie Verwoerd; Gerry Ryan; Gerry Ryan; Melanie Verwoerd
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Verwoerd
ISBN: 9781907593567 190759356X
OCLC Number: 809939410
Notes: "A memoir"--Cover.
Description: 379 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Melanie Verwoerd ; foreword by Desmond Tutu.

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"When We Dance is a fascinating account of the life of a woman who played a major role in South Africa's journey from apartheid to democracy, and went on to become South African ambassador to Ireland. The book takes the reader on a remarkable journey through Melanie's life, from her upbringing in South Africa's Afrikaner heartland, to her involvement with the ANC, & her work in Ireland as South African ambassador and head of UNICEF Ireland. She also writes movingly about her relationship with the late RTÉ presenter Gerry Ryan"--Publisher's website.

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