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Mamphela Ramphele: A Life

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Paperback, Second Edition, 250 pages
Published 1996 by David Phillip Publishers (first published 1995)
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Diane Brown
Dec 30, 2013 Diane Brown rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Diane by: Thandiwe Nxumalo
This is a great book. I do not agree with all her assumptions and conclusions on post apartheid South Africa but must acknowledge what a significant book this is. Mamphela invested in sharing her life on these pages. She was bold to put down her opinions and views on different issues and for this I rate this book 5 stars.

In the book she covers her origins from Limpopo and her time at boarding school and the extreme difficulties she had to overcome. She describes her choice in medical studies in
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Juanita
Jan 16, 2013 Juanita rated it it was amazing
Life well lived. Very inspirational and it makes one aspire to live more. She's my role model.
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Oct 12, 2012 Carol rated it it was amazing
What a woman.... What a story... What a life!
Beautifully written!
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Mamphela Ramphele is a leading South African academic, businesswoman, medical doctor and former anti-apartheid activist. She is a trustee of the Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko Foundations and Founder of the Citizens Movement.

She is the current leader of Agang, a developing political party.
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