Fit to Govern: The Native Intelligence of Thabo Mbeki

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This illuminating examination of South Africa’s democratic leader, Thabo Mbeki, provides unprecedented access to the man and his ideas. From history and political theory to literature and current events, this account offers a better understanding of South Africa’s political landscape and the actions of its president.

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Ronald Suresh Roberts is the author of Clarence Thomas and the Tough Love Crowd and No Cold Kitchen: A Biography of Nadine Gordimer and the coauthor of Reconciliation Through Truth: A Reckoning of Apartheid's Criminal Governance.

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"This book is an intriguing read."  —Financial Mail



"The book's more about Roberts than Mbeki." —The Star



"Roberts quotes names and incidents of obvious racism by some of the doyens of South African liberalism."  —The Mail & Guardian

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