Takka Takka Bom Bom

A South African war correspondent’s story

Al Venter

ISBN:

9780624093732

Epub ISBN:

9780624093749

Publisher:

Tafelberg

Date Released:

November 2022

Price (incl. VAT):

R 375.00

Format:

Soft cover, 400pp


About this book:

From a small town in Mpumalanga to dodging bullets in war-torn hellholes: Al J. Venter, the oldest war correspondent still active, bore witness to some of humanity’s biggest atrocities – and has lived to tell the tale. In the 1960s, with little money, a sense of adventure and a healthy dollop of chutzpah, Venter set out overland from Cape Town to London. Since then, Venter has reported from 25 conflict zones. In his memoir, Venter masterfully recounts his experiences.

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