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Walter and Albertina Sisulu: In Our Lifetime

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As Secretary-General of the ANC, Walter Sisulu was sentenced with Nelson Mandela to life imprisonment. While he was in jail, his wife continued to play a crucial role in keeping the ANC alive underground. This biography charts their life together and the changes they helped bring about.
Paperback, 656 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Little, Brown Young Readers (first published January 1st 2002)
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Stephen Hayes
One of the things that I like about biographies of political figures is that you get a more personal view of the times they lived in. Here one gets two for the price of one -- Walter and Albertina Sisulu were a married couple forced to live much of their life apart, and for several decades it was rare that there would be a time when there wasn't at least one member of the Sisulu family in jail or banned.

Walter Sisulu was Secretary Gerneral of the African National Congress (ANC) at the time it w
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This is a beautiful love story.
This is a beautiful recollection of South African history.
This is a lovely autobiography.
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Elinor Sisulu is a writer, human rights activist and political analyst.

She combines training in history, English literature, development studies and feminist theory. She completed her first two degrees at the University of Zimbabwe and studied at the United Nations Institute for Economic Planning and Development (IDEP) in Dakar, Senegal. From 1984-85 she studied for a MA in Development Studies at
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