237 pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2012
Fanele Mbali was born in 1937 in eQolweni, a village in the Eastern Cape. In 1958 he joined the ANC Youth League and in 1962 he was sent to study in the USSR. As a member of Umkhonto weSiswe, he remained in exile until 1991. On his return to South Africa he taught at the University of the Transkei. Currently he is Treasurer General of the ANC Veterans League.