Cry Freedom

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Informationen zum Autor John Briley is a screenwriter and novelist! best known for his Oscar-winning screenplay for Ghandi and his novels The Traitors! The Last Dance and! most recently! The First Stone . He was born in Kalamazoo! Michigan! in 1925 and holds an MA in English from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Elizabethan Drama from the University of Birmingham. Following his service as a Captain in the United States Air Force! during which he was posted to RAF Northolt in South Ruislip! he worked for four years as a staff writer for MGM in their London studios. He has written over twenty films! plays and television dramas in an illustrious career spanning some five decades. Klappentext Under South Africa's brutal apartheid regime! black activist Steve Biko has been working tirelessly for years to undermine the system when he meets white journalist Donald Woods. Initially suspicious of Biko and his motives! Woods finds himself united with Biko in common cause after Biko reveals to him the true extent of police atrocities in the black townships. And when tragedy strikes! the powerful bond that has been forged between them leads Woods to make a courageous stand on his friend's behalf! risking everything to expose the horrors of this murderous regime. Zusammenfassung Under South Africa's apartheid regime, black activist Steve Biko has been working for years to undermine the system when he meets white journalist Donald Woods. Initially suspicious of Biko and his motives, Woods finds himself united with Biko in common cause after Biko reveals to him the true extent of police atrocities in the black townships.

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John Briley is a screenwriter and novelist, best known for his Oscar-winning screenplay for Ghandi and his novels The Traitors, The Last Dance and, most recently, The First Stone. He was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 1925 and holds an MA in English from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Elizabethan Drama from the University of Birmingham. Following his service as a Captain in the United States Air Force, during which he was posted to RAF Northolt in South Ruislip, he worked for four years as a staff writer for MGM in their London studios. He has written over twenty films, plays and television dramas in an illustrious career spanning some five decades.

Klappentext

Under South Africa's brutal apartheid regime, black activist Steve Biko has been working tirelessly for years to undermine the system when he meets white journalist Donald Woods. Initially suspicious of Biko and his motives, Woods finds himself united with Biko in common cause after Biko reveals to him the true extent of police atrocities in the black townships. And when tragedy strikes, the powerful bond that has been forged between them leads Woods to make a courageous stand on his friend's behalf, risking everything to expose the horrors of this murderous regime.

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Titel
Cry Freedom
Untertitel
The Legendary True Story of Steve Biko and the Friendship That Defied Apartheid
Autor
EAN
9780241950722
ISBN
0241950724
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Penguin Books Ltd (UK)
Genre
Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten
288
Gewicht
207g
Größe
H198mm x B128mm x T27mm
Jahr
2011
Untertitel
Englisch
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