Book review

Songs and Secrets - A review

Title: Songs and Secrets
Author: Barry Gilder
Publisher: Jacana
Date of Publication: 2012
Place of Publication: South Africa
ISBN:  978-1-4314-0436-0
Retail Price: P 239
Available at CNA, Game City, and Exclusive Books, Riverwalk Mall

In Songs and Secrets, the South African struggle for democratic governance explains itself in logical and lyrical terms. Songs and Secrets is a memoir in which Barry Gilder accounts for his role in the African National Congress's journey from national liberation movement to party in government. Gilder's story attests to the ANC's manifest ability to act, a factor that gained it recognition at home and abroad as official opposition and culminated with its personnel forming the first post-apartheid government.

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