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The Resource The soft vengeance of a freedom fighter, Albie Sachs ; foreword by Desmond Tutu, introduction by Nancy Scheper-Hughes

The soft vengeance of a freedom fighter, Albie Sachs ; foreword by Desmond Tutu, introduction by Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Label
The soft vengeance of a freedom fighter
Title
The soft vengeance of a freedom fighter
Statement of responsibility
Albie Sachs ; foreword by Desmond Tutu, introduction by Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On April 7, 1988, Albie Sachs, an activist South African lawyer and a leading member of the ANC, was car-bombed in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, by agents of South Africa's security forces. His right arm was blown off, and he lost sight in one eye. This intimate and moving account of his recovery traces the gradual recuperation of his broken body and his triumphant reentry into the world, where his dream of soft vengeance was realized with the achievement of democracy in South Africa. This book captures the spirit of a remarkable man: his enormous optimism, his commitment to social justic
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sachs, Albie
Index
no index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sachs, Albie
  • Sachs, Albie
  • Amputees
  • People with disabilities
  • Lawyers
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Amputees
  • Health
  • Lawyers
  • People with disabilities
  • Mozambique
  • Sachs, Albie, 1935- -- Health
  • Law - Non-U.S
  • Law, Politics & Government
  • Law - Africa, Asia, Pacific & Antarctica
  • Amputees
  • Lawyers
  • People with disabilities
  • Sachs, Albie, 1935-
  • Law
  • Law, Politics & Government
  • Law
  • Amputees -- Mozambique -- Biography
  • Lawyers -- Mozambique -- Biography
  • People with disabilities -- Mozambique -- Biography
Label
The soft vengeance of a freedom fighter, Albie Sachs ; foreword by Desmond Tutu, introduction by Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; The Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Foreword; Introduction; Preface; Preface to the 2014 Edition; The Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter; Epilogue; Epilogue to the 2014 Edition; Timeline; Persons Mentioned in the Narrative
Control code
ocn881510409
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520959446
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt6szx1w
  • 27ff916c-2170-4525-9b11-fe8ecb64e8c9
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881510409
Label
The soft vengeance of a freedom fighter, Albie Sachs ; foreword by Desmond Tutu, introduction by Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; The Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Foreword; Introduction; Preface; Preface to the 2014 Edition; The Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter; Epilogue; Epilogue to the 2014 Edition; Timeline; Persons Mentioned in the Narrative
Control code
ocn881510409
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520959446
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt6szx1w
  • 27ff916c-2170-4525-9b11-fe8ecb64e8c9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881510409

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