In the Dark with My Dress on Fire: My Life in Cape Town, London, Havana and Home Again




      In the Dark with My Dress on Fire: My Life in Cape Town, London, Havana and Home Again
During the struggle to end apartheid, Blanche La Guma led a complex and demanding life as a nurse midwife by day and underground activist within a clandestine Communist cell by night Harassed, banned, and at one time imprisoned, Blanche worked tirelessly to support her family in Cape Town while providing safe houses for anti apartheid leaders, such as Walter Sisulu and Govan Mbeki Forced into exile in 1966, Blanche continued the fight for justice in London and, later, in Havana, where she mentored hundreds of African National Congress students sent to Cuba after the 1976 Soweto Uprising This rare firsthand account chronicles Blanche s life as a South African exile in Fidel Castro s Cuba, traveling through the Communist world at large, and finally returning to her country with dignity and freedom. Best Download In the Dark with My Dress on Fire: My Life in Cape Town, London, Havana and Home Again author Blanche La Guma For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

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      In the Dark with My Dress on Fire: My Life in Cape Town, London, Havana and Home Again
 By Blanche La Guma IBN : 1770098887 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • In the Dark with My Dress on Fire: My Life in Cape Town, London, Havana and Home Again
  • Blanche La Guma
  • English
  • 16 March 2019
  • 1770098887

10 thoughts on “ In the Dark with My Dress on Fire: My Life in Cape Town, London, Havana and Home Again

  1. Jlbutler55 says:

    Interesting perspective of the anti apartheid movement from the standpoint of a colored woman married to a freedom fighter and the impact on family life.

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