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Bring ME My Machine Gun free pdf Award-winning journalist Alec Russell was in South Africa to witness the fall of apartheid and the remarkable reconciliation of Nelson Mandelas rule- and returned in 2007-2008 to see Mandelas successor, Thabo Mbeki, fritter away the countrys reputation. South Africa is now perched on a precipice, as it prepares to elect Jacob Zuma as presidentsignaling a potential slide back to the bad old days of post-colonial African leadership, and disaster for a country that was once the beacon of the continent. Drawing on his long relationships with all the key senior figures including Mandela, Mbeki, Desmond Tutu, and Zuma, and a host of South Africans he has known over the yearsincluding former activists turned billionaires and reactionary BoersAlec Russells Bring Me My Machine Gun is a beautifully told and expertly researched account of South Africas great tragedy: the tragedy of hope unfulfilled.

About Alec Russell

Alec Russell is World News Editor at the "Financial Times," and formerly their Johannesburg bureau chief. He previously covered the wars in the former Yugoslavia and Africa for the "Daily Telegraph" and was its foreign editor from 2001-2003. From 2003-2006 he was based in Washington, D.C., and covered the Bush administration. He is the author of two books and lives in London.

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Author : Alec Russell
Publisher : PublicAffairs,U.S.
Data Published : 24 March 2009
ISBN : 1586487388
EAN : 9781586487386
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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