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To Survive And Succeed - From Farm Boy To Businessman (Paperback) Loot Price: R209
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Khusta Jack

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Successful businessman, Mkhuseli Khusta Jack, overcame incredible odds after being evicted from his farm home at the age of 6 with his 8 siblings. Desperate for schooling, he walked for kilometres, slept in outbuildings, begged for an education and eventually enrolled at the age of 10. But the political climate was volatile and he quickly became involved in politics.

As an activist, he was arrested on several occasions, most notably during the 1980 school boycotts. He helped establish the PE Youth Congress, one of the many organisations that joined the UDF. Jack was instrumental in organising the consumer boycott campaign (EC). He was arrested, jailed and tortured for his role in the movement. Before Mandela’s release, Jack was amongst the political consultants during the democratic negotiations but decided to finally finish his studies and chose education above politics.

A story of sheer determination and triumph with commendations by Thabo Mbeki, Dali Mpofu and Kgalema Motlanthe.

General

Imprint: Kwela Books
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: September 2018
Authors: Khusta Jack
Dimensions: 234 x 152 x 28mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
ISBN-13: 978-0-7957-0861-9
Barcode: 9780795708619
Categories: Books > Local Author Showcase > Biography
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LSN: 0-7957-0861-0

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