- 261 pages
- Tomorrow Is Another Country
- Allister Sparks
- 15 April 2018 Allister Sparks
The Companion To Allister Sparks S Award Winning The Mind Of South Africa, This Book Is An Extraordinary Account From South Africa S Premier Journalist Of The Negotiating Process That Led To Majority Rule Tomorrow Is Another Country Retells The Story Of The Behind The Scenes Collaborations That Started With A Meeting Between Kobie Coetsee, Then Minister Of Justice, And Nelson Mandela In 1985 By 1986, Negotiations Involved Senior Government Officials, Intelligence Agents, And The African National Congress For The Next Four Years, They Assembled In Places Such As A Gamepark Lodge, The Palace Hotel In Lucerne, Switzerland, A Fishing Hideaway, And Even In A Hospital Room All The While, De Klerk S Campaign Assured White Constituents Nothing Would Change Sparks Shows How The Key Players, Who Began With Little Reason To Trust One Another, Developed Friendships Which Would Later Play A Crucial Role In South Africa S Struggle To End Apartheid A Gripping, Fast Paced, Authoritative Account Of The Long And Mostly Secret Negotiations That Brought South Africa S Bitter Conflict To Its Near Miraculous End Sparks S Description Of These Talks Sometimes Brings A Lump To One S Throat He Shows How The Participants Deep Mutual Suspicion Was Gradually Replaced By Excitement At The Prospect Of Making A Momentous Agreement And Also By The Dawning Realization That The People On The Other Side Were Human Beings, Perhaps Even Decent Human Beings Adam Hochschild, New York Times Book Review A Splendid And Original History Sparks S Skillful Weaving Of Myriad Strands Mandela S Secret Sessions With The Committee, The Clandestine Talks In England Between The African National Congress And The Government, The Back Channel Communications Between Mandela And The A.N.C In Exile, The Trepidation Of Botha And The Apparent Transformation Of His Successor, De Klerk Possesses The Drama And Intrigue Of A Diplomatic Whodunit Richard Stengel, Time Sparks Offers Many Reasons For Hope, But The Most Profound Of Them Is The Story This Book Tells Jacob Weisberg, Washington Post The Most Riveting Of The Many Accounts That Have Been Published About The End Of Apartheid The Economist
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