They Fought for Freedom: Desmond Tutu

Author(s):Hadland, A Series editor: Pampallis, J
ISBN: 9780636048676
Subject: Literature
Grade(s): Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12
Language: English

The compelling life story of a champion of humanity who won the Nobel Peace Prize. Written in an entertaining style, this book captures Desmond Tutu's warmth, intelligence, energy and sense of humour. This book draws on extensive research as well as interviews with Tutu himself.
They Fought for Freedom tells the life stories of southern African leaders who struggled for freedom and justice. In spite of the important roles they played in the history of southern Africa, most of these leaders have been largely ignored by the history books. The series tells their stories in an entertaining manner, in clear language and aims to restore them to their rightful place in history.