240pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2020
Xoliswa Nduneni-Ngema was married to Mbongeni Ngema, producer of Woza Albert! and Asinamali! Together they started the theatre production company, Committed Artists, and produced the Broadway hit, Sarafina! But beneath the stardom and glamour lay a story of cheating, abuse, polygamy, leading eventually to divorce.
"She bares her soul and vulnerability like a mirror to all of us in this entertainment industry. It is moving, fast, sometimes tragic. A must-read for all. Thank you for breaking the silence." Dr John Kani
Xoliswa Nduneni-Ngema is CEO of Johannesburg City Theatres and a council member of Artscape.
Fred Khumalo is the author of eleven books, including Dancing the Death Drill and The Longest March.