No Bread for Mandela

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No Bread for Mandela

Memoirs of Ahmed Kathrada, Prisoner No. 468/64

By Ahmed Kathrada; Nelson Mandela (Foreword by); Arthur Chaskalson (Foreword by)

University Press of Kentucky, Paperback, 9780813133751, 448pp.

Publication Date: March 21, 2011

Description
This riveting memoir, spanning the history of modern South Africa, sheds new light on the struggle against apartheid as it tells the moving and insightful story of a man who served among a loyal cadre of the African National Congress and helped in shaping his country's history.


About the Author
Ahmed Kathrada was born in South Africa in 1929. After his release from prison in 1989, he was elected as a member of parliament and served as parliamentary counsellor in to President Mandela. In 1994, he was elected chairperson of the Robben Island Council. He lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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