New PDF release: 117 Days: An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under

By Ruth First

ISBN-10: 0143105744

ISBN-13: 9780143105749

An unforgettable account of defiance opposed to political terror via one among South Africa's pioneering anti-apartheid activists

An helpful testimonial of the excesses of the apartheid procedure, 117 Days provides the harrowing chronicle of journalist Ruth First's isolation and abuse by the hands of South African interrogators after her arrest in 1963. Upon her arrest, she used to be detained in solitary confinement below South Africa's infamous ninety-day detention legislation. this can be the tale of the struggle of nerves that ensued among First and her exact department captors-a paintings that continues to be a vintage portrait of oppression and the glory of the human spirit.

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