163pp., illus., paperback, Reprint Johannesburg, (2014) 2022
First published in the USA in 2014.
Biography of revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara who came to power in Burkina Faso in 1983. He was assassinated in 1987 at the age of 37 in a plot led by his close friend Blaise Compaoré.
Ernest Harsch is a research scholar at the Institute of African Studies at Columbia University.