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Desmond Tutu : a biography

History will remember Desmond Tutu, who has been called South Africa's Martin Luther King, Jr., as a great leader in the struggle against apartheid. In this new biography, which includes original quotations from the author's interviews with Tutu, readers will follow the steady progress of a boy and man who has held an irrepressible faith in humankind and his God. They will learn about his family, schooling, important mentors, and extraordinary career trajectory in South Africa and abroad. Now retired, Tutu's accomplishments and contributions to the world can be fully appreciated. This new biography of the extraordinary Nobel Peace Prize recipient spans into his active retirement. The clear explanation of the policy of Apartheid, how it affected Tutu and his family, and how he helped to bring it crashing down will affect and inform students as no history alone can
eBook, English, 2004
Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn., 2004