Life and Soul: Portraits of Women who Move South Africa

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Margie Orford
Juta and Company Ltd, 2006 - Photography - 160 pages
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The 75 women, from different backgrounds and all walks of life, include writers, storytellers, businesswomen, musicians, artists, actresses, athletes, journalists, spiritual leaders, politicians and doctors. Accompanying each portrait is a distillation of the frank and open conversations Karina Turok had with the women in which they relate their stories, experiences and insights.

Albertina Sisulu, Natalie du Toit, Gcina Mhlophe, Ellen Khuzwayo, Helen Suzman, Mamphela Ramphele, Cheryl Carolus, Antjie Krog, Thandiswa Mazwai, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Nadine Gordimer, Leah Tutu, Leleti Khumalo, Masingita Masunga, Hilda Tloubatla of the Mahotella Queens, Rayda Jacobs, Frene Ginwala, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Nomaindia Mfeketo, Ray Alexander, Ruth Mompati, Wendy Luhabe, Glenda Gray, Patricia de Lille, Yvonne Mokgoro, Phyllis Spira, Adelaide Tambo, Zola Budd, Esther Mahlangu, Basetsana Kumalo, Fatima Meer, Denise Ackermann, Karen Zoid, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Maria Ramos, Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu, Thandi Klaasens, Marlene Dumas, Sindiwe Magona, Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, Alison, Elisabeth Eybers, Berni Searle, Janice Josephs, Prudence Mabele, Ferial Haffajee, Abigail Kubeka, Pregs Govender, Sue Williamson, Thandi Modise, Mary Burton, Mimi Coertse, Amina Cachalia, Sandra Prinsloo, Sibongile Khumalo, Jane Raphaely, Zo Wicombe, Dorothy Masuku, Josie Boraine, Nicky Newton-King, Rebecca Malope, Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Martha Mosoahle, Kate O'Regan, Gloria Serobe, Doreen Morris, Shula Marks, Barbara Masekela, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Lynette Denny, Magrita Adams, Janice Honeyman, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Epainette Mbeki, Nkhensani Manganyi Nkosi
  

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Contents

Foreword by Mamphela Ramphele 8 Preface
xxix
Albertina Sisulu
xxx
Natalie du Toit
xxxi
Gcina Mhlophe
xxxii
Ellen Kuzwayo
xxxiii
Helen Suzman
xxxiv
Mamphela Ramphele
xxxv
Cheryl Carolus 24 Antjie Krog
xxxvi
Anusuya ChinsamyTuran
xlix
Alison
l
Elisabeth Eybers
l
Berni Searle
xlix
Janice Josephs
l
Prudence Mabele
l
Ferial Haffajee
l
Abigail Kubeka
xlviii

Thandiswa Mazwai
xxxviii
Pumla GobodoMadikizela
xxxix
Nadine Gordimer
xl
Leah Tutu
xli
Leleti Khumalo
xlii
Maslngita Masunga 38 Hilda Tloubatla 40 Rayda Jacobs
xlv
Frene Ginwala
xlvi
Yvonne Chaka Chaka
xlvii
Nomaindia Mfeketo
xlviii
Ray Alexander
xlix
Ruth Mompati
l
Wendy Luhabe
l
Glenda Gray
l
Patricia de Lille
xlix
Yvonne Mokgoro
l
Phyllis Spira
xlviii
Adelaide Tambo
xlix
Zola Budd
l
Esther Mahlangu
l
Basetsana Kumalo
xlix
Fatima Meer
l
Denise Ackermann
l
Karen Zoid
xlix
Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
l
Maria Ramos
xlvii
Noeleen MaholwanaSangqu
xlviii
Thandi Klaasens
xlix
Marlene Dumas
l
Sindiwe Magona
xlviii
Pregs Govender
xlix
Sue Williamson
l
Thandi Modise
xlix
Mary Burton
l
Coertse
l
Amina Cachalia
xlix
Sandra Prinsloo
l
Sibongile Khumalo
xlix
Jane Raphaely
l
Zoe Wicomb
l
Dorothy Masuku
xlix
Josie Borain
l
Nicky NewtonKing
2
Rebecca Malope
3
Shaleen SurtieRichards
4
Martha Mosoahle
5
Kate ORegan
6
Gloria Serobe
7
Doreen Morris
8
Shula Marks
9
Barbara Masekela
10
Phumzile MlamboNgcuka
11
Lynette Denny
12
Magrita Adams Janice Honeyman
14
Nosiviwe MapisaNqakula
15
Epainette Mbeki
16
Nkhensani Manganyi Nkosi
17
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About the author (2006)

Karina Turok has an MA in Fine Arts (Photography) from the University of Cape Town; she also studied at the International School of Photography in New York. She has held numerous exhibitions and her work has been published in magazines and newspapers both in South Africa and abroad. She is married to the editorial cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro (Zapiro).

Margie Orford is an award-winning journalist who has been dubbed the Queen of South African Crime Fiction. Her novels have been translated into nine languages. She was born in London and grew up in Namibia. A Fulbright Scholar, she was educated in South Africa and the United States. She is Executive Vice-President of South African PEN and a patron of Rape Crisis and the children's book charity The Little Hands Trust. She lives in Cape Town. The entire Clare Hart series is forthcoming from Witness Impulse.

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