Escaping Apartheid: A Letter to My Mother

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NOMANONO ISAACS was born in the small, remote village of Makhanya, in the District of Umzimkhulu, in South Africa where she enjoyed a childhood filled with music, laughter and love-not just from her extended family but also from her community. All that changed at the age of 12 when the South African Apartheid government embarked on Rehabilitation Schemes in Black residential areas, which meant a lot of hardship for most people. Her whole world view fell apart. At the age of 20 she escaped to the neighbouring nation of Swaziland, eventually making her way to England, where she now lives.

Escaping Apartheid: A Letter to My Mother

Authored by Nomanono Isaacs

ESCAPING APARTHEID: A Letter to My Mother is the harrowing, true story of Nomanono Isaacs, a young girl born at the height of South Africa's cruel and oppressive Apartheid regime. Forced to endure cruelties that were beyond measure, the brave young woman manages to fool the brutal Special Branch police force and makes an arduous and dangerous getaway to neighbouring Swaziland, where she hopes for a brand new start. Told as a long and loving letter to her mother, this book is a must-read for anyone who wishes to experience the strength of the human spirit at its finest

Publication Date:
1494959321 / 9781494959326
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US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.25" x 8"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Biography & Autobiography / General

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