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Book Launch: Home Affairs by Bree O’Mara

Home Affairs“I laughed out loud, often and as long as I read my way through this cleverly constructed silliness, enjoying it thoroughly.”
– Alan Swerdlow

30 Degrees South is pleased to invite you to the launch of Home Affairs, the winner of the inaugural Citizen Book Prize, as well as the formal announcement of the start of the 2008 competition.

In the Underberg village of Hillman, population 237 (it would have been 238 except the mayor, Dewaldt “Pompies” van Niekerk, was not at home at the time of the last census; he was apparently seeing to some rather pressing matters concerning one of the town’s citizens that evening), something has disturbed the peace in the hilltop hamlet.
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Book Launch: The Kevin Woods Story – Under the Shadow of Mugabe’s Gallows

The Kevin Woods Story, Under the Shadow of Mugabe's GallowsYou are invited to the launch of 30° South Publishers new autobiographical title:

The Kevin Woods Story—Under the Shadow of Mugabe’s Gallows

Kevin worked as a double agent for the South African apartheid government and Robert Mugabe’s Central Intelligence Organization in the 80s. He was incarcerated in the notorious Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison (Harare ) for 20 years, five of which were spent naked on death row.

His release was pleaded to Mugabe by none other than Nelson Mandela in the 90s but this fell on deaf ears. Finally, a year ago he received a presidential pardon. Kevin now lives in South Africa and has launched a well-received career in motivational speaking. This is his story.

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