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Mamphela Ramphele: A Life

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
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
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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