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Country of My Skull

Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa

by Antjie Krog

  • 154 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Three Rivers Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Africa - South - South Africa,
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Current Events / International

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8020278M
    ISBN 100812931297
    ISBN 109780812931297

    While Country of My Skull shows evidence of an enduring racial divide, its ultimate hopefulness counterpoints Rian Malan's powerfully pessimistic My Traitor's Heart (). In . "Country of my skull" captures the complexity of the Truth Commission's work in a uniquely personal narrative which is harrowing, illuminating and provocative.

    Buy Country Of My Skull New Ed by Krog, Antjie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). Part 1: “Before the Commission” Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary: “They Never Wept, the Men of My Race” In this first chapter, Krog sets up her style for the rest of the book—fractured pieces of information, stories, poetry, and memories that come together to form a whole piece. She provides fragments of the political process [ ].

    Antije Krog's full account of the Commission's work using the testimonies of the oppressed and oppressors alike is a harrowing and haunting book in which the voices of ordinary people shape the course of OF SOUTH AFRICA'S SUNDAY TIMES ALAN PATON AWARD "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title. About the Author/5(K).   Country of my skull by Antjie Krog, , Times Books edition, in English - 1st U.S. by:


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Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa is a nonfiction book by South African author Antjie Krog.

It focuses on the findings of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, serving as an intersectional look at the Commission’s effects on post-Apartheid.

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COUNTRY OF MY SKULL By Antjie Krog Random House, $ I "knew" who murdered my friend Griffiths Mxenge, the black South African human rights lawyer and underground member the African National Congress, as soon as I read about his death in the newspaper in November   COUNTRY OF MY SKULL is written by Prof Antjie Krog a south african author,The book narrates the apartheid experience and the reconciliation of the south african people after their independence.