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Seretse and Ruth : The Love Story

Mbanga, Wilf, Mbanga, Trish
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The Merlin Press Ltd (Green Print)
Published: June 9, 2011
ISBN: 9781854251015
376 pages, illustrations

£9.99

In 1966 the Republic of Botswana came into existence, and this is the tale of how one family played a central role in the countrys development. This biography focuses on the Khama family, and in particular, Seretse Khama: a statesman, chief, husband, and father. Dwelling on the last two aspects of this important figure, this account demonstrates how, in the face of great difficulties and opposition, Sereste and Ruth-a black man and a white woman-were united in a fruitful marriage that showed the world how people from different traditions might live happily.

In many respects, their personal story, so movingly recounted here, mirrors the beliefs of the country itself, for Botswana has always stressed the importance of social harmony.

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