Ruth First's "117 Days" recounts the harrowing war of nerves conducted between a Ninety-Day detainee and her South African Special Branch interrogators. Her sparsely written and unique record was first published - as her husband, Joe Slovo, remarked - so that it 'would help focus world attention on the plight of the growing number of victims of the regime's physical and mental torture chamber'.
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"[Ruth First's] life, and her death, remains a beacon to all who love liberty." - Nelson Mandela, at the commemoration of the tenth anniversary of Ruth First's murderBook Description:
A powerful and gripping personal account of imprisonment and interrogation by one of the key figures of the anti-apartheid movement.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0143185470
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