Join Gaongalelwe Tiro at the launch of Parcel of Death: The Biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro at Exclusive Books (22 Aug)
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Pan Macmillan and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Parcel of Death: The Biography of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro by Gaongalelwe Tiro.
Parcel of Death recounts the little-told life story of Onkgopotse Abram Tiro, the first South African freedom fighter the apartheid regime pursued beyond the country’s borders, to assassinate with a parcel bomb.
Gaongalelwe Tiro is a veteran journalist who grew up in the township of Temba near Hammanskraal. Onkgopotse Abram Tiro was his paternal uncle. In this biography, he uses extensive and exclusive interviews to paint a portrait of a man hailed by many as the ‘godfather’ of the June 1976 uprisings.
‘A biography of Onkgopotse Tiro, who was at once a catalyst and an active change agent in the South African struggle for freedom, is long overdue. For generations to come, this book will be a source of valuable information and inspiration.’ – Mosibudi Mangena
Mail & Guardian arts editor Kwanele Sosibo will speak to Tiro about Parcel of Death at the launch.
Don’t miss it!
Date: Thursday 22 August 2019
Venue: Exclusive Books Rosebank Mall, Shop C331 & C332, 50 Bath Avenue, Johannesburg
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 011 798 0180