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Review This Product No reviews yet – be the first to create one! One of the most insightful biographies that I’ve ever read.

In so doing, it tells the dynastic story of three generations of the Mbeki family, and of the black South African elite over the course of a century: Dec 21, Corey Holmes rated it it was amazing. Remember me Forgotten password? To ask other readers questions about Thabo Mbekiplease sign up. Casts a strong light on every topic with which it engages. Learn about a great man.


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A good read on the histroy of the Mbeki’s but I think it tended to be a little too psychoanalytical at times. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is a story, too, of political intrigue; of a revolutionary deferreed struggling first to defeat and then to seduce a powerful and callous enemy, of the battle between unity and discord, and the dogged rise booo power of a quiet, clever, diligent but unpopular man who seemed to take little joy in power but have much need for it.

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Gevisser works as a political analyst and public speaker; his clients have included several South African and multinational organisations thabl corporations. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mangaliso Gwija rated it it was amazing Oct 06, It is a journey into the turbulent history of South Africa and its troubled contemporary soul.

Katlego Akompe rated it really liked it May 30, As Mbeki battles, in the current day, with demons ranging from AIDS to Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe and finds his legacy challenged by the ever-growing candidacy of his would-be successor Jacob Zuma, The Dream Deferred tracks us back along the path that brought him here, and helps us understand the meaning of South Africa, post-apartheid and post-Mandela.


He is an experienced writing teacher, and has conducted narrative non-fiction workshops in Defered Africa and Kenya. Aug 09, Nkululeko rated it really liked it. Email address subscribed successfully. Please register or log in to comment.

Mark Gevisser give details of who Thabo Mbeki is and I enjoyed the book as it gives much insights into Thabo Mbeki the drem being than Thabo Mbeki the “the intellectual”. If you add this item to your wish list we will let you know when it becomes available. By the time he retires inThabo Mbeki will have ruled South Africa, in effect, for the full fifteen years of its post-apartheid democracy: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

He graduated from Yale in with a degree magna cum laude in comparative literature and worked in New York as a high school teacher and writing for Village Voice and The Nation, before returning to South Africa in Great biography of Mbeki. Mark Gevisser brings to life the voices and places that have made Thabo Mbeki: Mar 10, Khaya added it Shelves: Please see full review at http: