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Author: Allister Sparks; Mpho A Tutu; Douglas B Abrams
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A celebration of the life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an icon whose humanity and compassion has touched millions of lives around the world. Born in Klerksdorp, South Africa, Desmond Tutu was ordained as an Anglican priest in 1960. He vigorously opposed apartheid and has dedicated his life to fighting all forms of oppression, advocating nonviolence, peaceful reconciliation, and social justice for all. This book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Desmond Tutu; Desmond Tutu; Desmond Tutu; Desmond Tutu
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allister Sparks; Mpho A Tutu; Douglas B Abrams
ISBN: 9780062087997 0062087991
OCLC Number: 755631499
Notes: "Doug Abrams, editor"--Page xii.
"First produced and originated in 2011 by PQ Blackwell"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 354 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Our real leaders are in prison and in exile --
Liberator of the exodus --
A man of almost unique value --
How can you love God and hate your brother? --
I do not fear them --
Faith and revolution --
We can't argue with God --
We are unstoppable --
There are things that went wrong --
The voice of the voiceless --
A quicksilver spirit --
We are all God's children.
Responsibility: Allister Sparks & Mpho A. Tutu ; foreword by Bono ; introduction by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama.
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A celebration of the life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an icon whose humanity and compassion has touched millions of lives around the world. Born in Klerksdorp, South Africa, Desmond Tutu was ordained as an Anglican priest in 1960. He vigorously opposed apartheid and has dedicated his life to fighting all forms of oppression, advocating nonviolence, peaceful reconciliation, and social justice for all. This book features an authorized biography by legendary South African journalist Allister Sparks and includes interviews by Tutu's daughter, Reverend Mpho A. Tutu, with historical figures who witnessed Tutu's life and worked alongside him, such as Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, the Dalai Lama, Kofi Annan, Bono, and Sir Richard Branson, as well as intimate interviews with his wife, family, and closest friends. Complemented by images and unpublished artifacts drawn from Tutu's private files.--From publisher description.

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