117 Days: An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under the South African Ninety-Day Detention Law
- Publish Date: 1989-10-13
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Ruth First
This book covers the few months when journalist Ruth First was imprisoned by the South African government, but its concerns are more wide-ranging and cover the author's commitment to the cause of freedom in South Africa. Ruth's daughter Shawn Slovo tells her story in the film A World Apart .