Item 768 - The Unlikely Mr Rogue: A life with Ivan Pillay

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ZA COM AutoB-1145-768


The Unlikely Mr Rogue: A life with Ivan Pillay


  • 2020 (Creation)

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Printed matter, 423 pages
Dimensions: 23.5cm x 15.5cm
Publisher: Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Place of Publication: South Africa, Auckland Park
ISBN 978-1-4314-2946-2

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(1960 -)

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Groenink is an investigative journalist, editor and author based in South Africa. She has published several books, most recently Incorruptible, on the murders of anti-apartheid activists Dulcie September, Anton Lubowski and Chris Hani.

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Donated by Ivan Pillay

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Pillay speaks here for the first time, of the days of exile and working with Oliver Tambo; of Operation Vula; the return home; and most tellingly of his time at SARS and the insidious campaign against him and others in the top layers of what once was a world-class tax institution.
The story pulls back the curtains on a party and state which once held the moral high ground, but was debased.

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  • English

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NMCM: Reading room

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Description prepared by Molelekoa, Sophia on the 2021-08-16


  • English



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