By Ruth First
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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117 Days: An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under the South African 90-Day Detention Law (Penguin Classics) by Ruth First