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A free mind Ahmed Kathrada's notebook from Robben Island

Author: Ahmad Mohamed Kathrada; Sahm Venter
Publisher: [Johannesburg, S.A.] Jacana [2005]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Presents extracts from poetry, novels, songs, sayings and letters which Kathrada secretly transcribed and treasured as he served his life sentence, with Nelson Mandela, mainly in South Africa's notorious Robben Island Maximum Security Prison"--P. 4 of cover.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Ahmad Mohamed Kathrada
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmad Mohamed Kathrada; Sahm Venter
ISBN: 1770091246 9781770091245
OCLC Number: 1088059351
Description: 134, [1] p. 19 cm
Contents: Foreword by Laloo 'Isu' Chiba; Preface; Part One:; Life Means Life (1964 to 1970); Part Two:; A New Dispensation (1971 to 1975); Part Three:; A Wind of Change (1976 to 1981); Part Four:; Freedom is Coming (1982 to 1989).
Responsibility: edited by Sahem Venter ; from an idea by Kimberley Worthington.


This inspirational collection brings together poetry, novels, songs, and letters that motivated Ahmed Kathrada during his 26 years of imprisonment in Apartheid-era South Africa. Despite restricted  Read more...


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"No man is an Island, entire of it self; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main; if a cold be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well Read more...

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