The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist

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Harcourt Brace, 1994 - History - 396 pages
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A memoir of Breytenbach’s seven years in South Africa’s prisons - two of them in solitary confinement - this book captures the full horror of life in one of the worst penal systems in the world.

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Easily one of the most searing memoirs I have ever read. Breytenbach is unflinching in regards to both himself and South Africa, unafraid to show either in a bad light. There are images in this book ... Read full review

Contents

THE MOUTH OF VOICES AND OF EARTH
11
Here I Was
15
About Where I Came From
28
Copyright

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BREYTEN BREYTENBACH was born in Bonnievale, South Africa, and currently divides his time between France, Spain, Senegal, and New York City. He teaches in the Creative Writing Department at New York University.

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