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Myrna Blumberg

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Published: Victor Gollancz, London, 1962

Edition: 1st

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Victor Gollancz, 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. 1st Edition. Red cloth with gold gilt title on spine. Clean text and interior. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dust jacket slightly soiled on rear panel. Some text block edge foxing.

A journalist for the London "Daily Herald" describes her imprisonment in South Africa.

The book tells the story of journalist Myrna Blumberg who was arrested in South Africa in 1960. The arrest happened during a crackdown by the South African authorities following the attempt on the life of Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd. Blumberg was arrested in the early hours of the morning and detained for an extended period by the South African authorities,not being allowed to see her family and young son for months. The book gives a detailed account of her imprisonment and the background of Apartheid in South Africa in the 1960's.

  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
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