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30 May 2019 16:30 GMT

David C. Turnley (photographs), Alan Cowell (text), Alan Boesak (foreword)

WHY ARE THEY WEEPING? SOUTH AFRICANS UNDER APARTHEID (Inscribed by photographer)

Warmly inscribed by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer to Allan Boesak

Published: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, 1988

Edition: First Edition

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Publisher's black cloth binding with pictorial dust jacket. 198pp. Book is in fine condition, jacket in near fine condition with some age associated edge wear.

David C. Turnley won the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for his photos of the political uprisings in China and Eastern Europe. He won the World Press photo of the year in 1988 and 1991. He has also directed and Emmy-nominated documentary on the Dalai Lama. This copy of his Apartheid era photographs is warmly inscribed to Allan Boesak, who wrote the foreword.

"Allan, I could never have hoped for such a beautiful foreward (sic) that you have written for this book. I am deeply honored. I have great respect for you. Your strength, determination, uncompromising drive for justice, and warmth are qualities that I so admire. I am proud to be your friend. Love to you, Dorothy, and your children. David C. Turnley 88."

Allan Boesak is a Dutch Reformed Church cleric, former politician and anti-apartheid activist.  

  • Jacket Condition: Near Fine
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Near Fine
  • Size: 28.5 x 22cm
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
  • Contact Person: Armandt Marais
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: investmentbooks@webmail.co.za
  • Telephone: 018 294 3438
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