Sahm Venter

Sahm Venter is a former Associated Press reporter (who covered and was witness to Mandela’s release from prison in 1990) and a longtime researcher. She has co-edited several previous books, including Notes to the Future: Words of Wisdom with Sello Hatang and Doug Abrams); 491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69 by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, with Swati Dlamini; and Something to Write Home About: Reflections from the Heart of History, with Claude Colart; and co-wrote Conversations with a Gentle Soul with the late anti-apartheid struggle hero, Ahmed Kathrada.

Books by Sahm Venter

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    The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela, Sahm Venter, Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela

    Hardcover, 2018

    An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century, published on the centenary of his birth.