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By Ruth First

2009 booklet of a 1965 book. fortunately filling a request for a retail epub

An unforgettable account of defiance opposed to political terror through one among South Africas pioneering anti-apartheid activists

An beneficial testimonial of the excesses of the apartheid process, 117 Days provides the harrowing chronicle of journalist Ruth Firsts isolation and abuse by the hands of South African interrogators after her arrest in 1963. Upon her arrest, she was once detained in solitary confinement below South Africas infamous ninety-day detention legislation. this can be the tale of the conflict of nerves that ensued among First and her distinct department captorsa paintings that continues to be a vintage portrait of oppression and the honor of the human spirit.

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