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Human Being Died That Night: A South African Woman Confronts the Legacy of Apart

By: Africa/Gobodo-Madikizela, Puml

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: 9780618446599

ISBN: 0618446591

Condition: USED


A Human Being Died That Night recounts an extraordinary dialogue. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, a psychologist who grew up in a black South African township, reflects on her interviews with Eugene de Kock, the commanding officer of state-sanctioned death squads under apartheid. Gobodo-Madikizela met with de Kock in Pretoria's maximum-security prison, where he is serving a 212-year sentence for crimes against humanity. In profoundly arresting scenes, Gobodo-Madikizela conveys her struggle with contradictory internal impulses to hold him accountable and to forgive. Ultimately, as she allows us to wit... View more info