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John Carlin

John Carlin grew up in Argentina and in the UK and spent 1989-95 in South Africa as the Independent 's correspondent there. He has also writen for the (London) Times , the Observer , the Sunday Times , and the New York Times. His previous books include Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation , the basis of the Oscar-nominated film Invictus , and Knowing Mandela .