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Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred by Mark Gevisser

Jonathan Ball posts by category: He graduated from Yale in with a degree magna cum laude in comparative literature and worked in New York as a high school teacher and writing for Village Voice and The Nation, before returning to South Africa in He comes to grips with the current political turmoil by examining the history of a man who has carried, on his shoulders, the collective burden of a country seeking to realize a dream too long deferred.


Is this product missing mbski The author’s long-awaited biography is a profound psycho-political examination of this brilliant but deeply-flawed leader, who has attempted to forge an identity for himself as the symbol of modern Africa in the long shadow of Mandela.

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What makes this an even more interesting book to read is that Mark Gevisser makes claims – defererd the book- that Thabo Mbeki now refutes through his letters. Great biography of Mbeki. Did you like this article? Gomolemo rated it really liked it Mar 12, Sep 11, Brian Pinnock rated it liked it. It is a story, too, of political intrigue; of a revolutionary movement struggling first to defeat and then to seduce a powerful and callous enemy, of the battle between unity and discord, and the dogged rise to power of a quiet, clever, diligent but unpopular man who seemed to take little joy in power but have much need for it.

This was a mission. Wooow, that all I could say. Supplier out of stock. Casts a strong light on every topic with which it engages.

Checkout Your Cart Price. A activation email has been sent to you. This tome can’t be read in bed easily unless you have strong arms. And yet, as he prepares to leave office inhis legacy remains intensely contested. Fela rated it really liked rdeam May 26, Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. All book excerpts remain copyright their authors. All subdomain blog posts remain copyright their authors.


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Refresh and try again. Mark Gevisser give details of who Thabo Mbeki is and I enjoyed the book as it gives much insights into Thabo Mbeki the human being than Thabo Mbeki the “the intellectual”. No trivia or quizzes yet. Mothers by Jacqueline Rose 4 December Discussion: The understanding of “other” was well depicted.

Jul 25, Mugizi Rwebangira rated it really liked it. Very heavy reading both figuratively and literally. Mar 10, Khaya added it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It is also a gripping journey into the turbulent history and troubled contemporary soul of the country; one that tries to make sense of the violence of the past and confusion of the present. One of the most insightful biographies that I’ve ever read.

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Paperbackpages. Share it Print this article Email this article. In the long shadow of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki has attempted to forge an identity for himself as the symbol of modern Africa.

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