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Playing the Enemy by John Carlin

Playing the Enemy

  • Paperback $17.00

    Jul 28, 2009 | 288 Pages

  • Ebook $12.99

    Aug 14, 2008 | 288 Pages

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Praise

” This wonderful book describes Mandela’s methodical, improbable and brilliant campaign to reconcile resentful blacks and fearful whites around a sporting event, a game of rugby.”
The New York Times Book Review

” If you have any doubts about the political genius of Nelson Mandela, read John Carlin’s engrossing book . . . [A] feel-good slice of history.”
USA Today

Table Of Contents

Playing The EnemyIntroduction

Chapter I: Breakfast in Houghton
Chapter II: The Minister of Justice
Chapter III: Separate Amenities
Chapter IV: Bagging the Croc
Chapter V: Different Planets
Chapter VI: Ayatollah Mandela
Chapter VII: The Tiger King
Chapter VIII: The Mask
Chapter IX: The Bitter-Enders
Chapter X: Romancing the General
Chapter XI: “Address Their Hearts”
Chapter XII: The Captain and the President
Chapter XIII: Springbok Serenade
Chapter XIV: Silvermine
Chapter XV: Doubting Thomases
Chapter XVI: The Number Six Jersey
Chapter XVII: “Nelson! Nelson!”
Chapter XVIII: Blood in the Throat
Chapter XIX: Love Thine Enemy

Epilogue
Where Are They Now?
Acknowledgments
A Note on Sources
Index

A section of photographs follows page 114.

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