Reflections on a life in sport by Sam Ramsamy

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Published by Greenhouse in Cape Town .

Written in English

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  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.


  • Ramsamy, Sam.,
  • National Olympic Committee of South Africa -- Presidents -- Biography.,
  • Sports -- South Africa.,
  • South Africa -- Race relations.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Sam Ramsamy with Edward Griffiths.
ContributionsGriffiths, Edward, 1963-
LC ClassificationsGV697 .R35 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 168 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3370673M
ISBN 100620322519
LC Control Number2004448777

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