209pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Pietermaritzburg, 2012
Seventeen South African women of various political persuasions tell their stories of living in exile during the years of apartheid, and of coming home. The women include Brigalia Hlophe Bam, Baleka Mbete, AnneMarie Wolpe, Rajes Pillay, Carmel Chetty, Mathabo Kunene and Elizabeth Trew.
Lauretta Mgcobo returned to South Africa in 1994 after thirty-one years in exile. She is the author of two novels, Cross of Gold and And They Didn't Die.