Episode 105 - TALKING BOOKS: JEREMY VEAREY'S MEMOIR IS MUCH MORE THAN A POLICE MEMOIR
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I LOVED LOVED LOOOOOVED reading Into Dark Water - A Police Memoir by Jeremy Vearey. It is so much more than a police memoir. It is a memoir about his life as a political activist, and how that life segues from there into the role of career cop after returning from Robben Island, and following a stint as a Nelson Mandela bodyguard. But Jeremy is an activist, teacher, poet, intellectual, and so this book does not simply chronicle policing experiences - that alone would have been fascinating - rather, the book locates his police work within the social and political milieu of Cape Town, the Western Cape and indeed, and necessarily so, South Africa as such. I apologise, dear listener, that once or twice the sound quality meanders, because darn Eskom, our useless electricity supplier, cut off the power supply while I was working. But it should not spoil your enjoyment of the episode, overall. At any rate, PLEASE buy and read the book also.  Enjoy! 
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