Desmond Tutu: Rabble-Rouser for Peace: The Authorized Biography

Desmond Tutu: Rabble-Rouser for Peace: The Authorized Biography

by John Allen



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556527982
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

John Allen is a journalist and the managing editor of the African news website He served as director of communications for South Africa's groundbreaking Truth and Reconciliation Commission and for Trinity Church, Wall Street, in New York. He is a former president of the South African Society of Journalists and has received awards in South Africa for his defense of press freedom and in the United States for excellence in religious journalism.

Table of Contents

Prologue     1
Child of Modern South Africa     9
Praise Poem to God     27
A Sense of Worth     41
Obvious Gifts of Leadership     55
A Breath of Fresh Air     79
Campus Parents     101
Transformation     123
Bloody Confrontation     141
The Jazz Conductor     167
A Fire Burning in My Breast     201
Our Brothers and Sisters     233
The Headmaster     263
Interim Leader     283
Roller-Coaster Ride     315
A Proper Confrontation     341
International Icon     371
Epilogue     391
Glossary     397
Notes     401
Bibliography     439
Acknowledgments     445
Index     449
About the Author     483
Photo Credits     484

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