WALTER & ALBERTINA SISULU, in our lifetime

: Sisulu (E.)

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671 pp., illus., paperback, Reprint, Cape Town, (2002) 2014

 

Foreword by Nelson Mandela.

Reprint of a biography of Walter and Albertina Sisulu. Walter (1912-2003) served as Secretary-General and Deputy-President of the African National Congress. Albertina (1918-2011) was the co-president of the United Democratic Front. One of the Rivonia trialists, Walter spent twenty-five years imprisoned on Robben Island.

"Lucid, moving, with strands of personal and political narratives coming together from Walter and Albertina's extraordinary lives: this wonderful book is a tribute to them, on addition to being a monument to the ANC." Nuruddin Farah, Somali novelist, author of " Gifts"

"Elinor Sisulu must be congratulated for relating this important story, enabling readers to experience the lives of Walter and Albertina and more particularly the integrity with which they acted on their choices." Mail & Guardian

This book won the 2003 Noma Award for Publishing in Africa.