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The Assassin: A Story of Race and Rage in the Land of Apartheid Henk van Woerden

The Assassin: A Story of Race and Rage in the Land of Apartheid

Henk van Woerden

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ISBN : 9780312420840
Paperback
192 pages
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On September 6, 1966, Dimitri Tsafendas entered South Africas parliament, gripping a wickedly long knife, and stabbed Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd four times in the chest. This chilling study of the life of Tsafendas—the homeless, stateless, andMoreOn September 6, 1966, Dimitri Tsafendas entered South Africas parliament, gripping a wickedly long knife, and stabbed Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd four times in the chest. This chilling study of the life of Tsafendas—the homeless, stateless, and loveless illegitimate son of a Greek father and a black African mother—gives us acrystalline vision of the tragic consequences of apartheid.