Every Secret Thing by Gillian Slovo
My Family, My Country

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The daughter of South African Communist Party leader Joe Slovo tells how, when Nelson Mandela came to power, she returned to her homeland to reclaim her father and find her mother's murderer, only to discover the shocking truth about her parents' lives. 20,000 first printing.

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She is a novelist living in London. She is the daughter of the anti-apartheid activists Joe Slovo & Ruth First.
Published May 1, 1997 by Little Brown & Co (T). 282 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Weaving the personal and political tightly together, novelist Slovo creates an incisive and unflinching portrait of her prominent South African family.

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In most families, it is the children who leave home. In mine it was the parents. So writes Gillian Slovo, the daughter of white South Africa's most famous radical couple: Ruth First and Joe Slovo.

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