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The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for human rights and racial equality. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history's greatest figures. Here for the first time, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela tells the extraordinary story of his life--an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: Little, Brown
Release: 2008-03-11
File: 576 Pages
ISBN-13: 0759521042

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The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, LONG WALK TO FREEDOM brilliantly recreates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. From his imprisonment on Robben Island to his remarkable journey to freedom and inauguration as President this book describes Mandela's frustrations and strength of heart as well as the overwhelming joy of freedom and power. Emotive and compelling, it completes the story of an epic life. 'Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity . . . Unforgettable' ANDRE BRINK 'Enthralling . . . Mandela emulates the few great political leaders such as Lincoln and Gandhi, who go beyond mere consensus and move out ahead of their followers to break new ground' Donald Woods in the SUNDAY TIMES

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release: 2009-12-17
File: 464 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780748118533

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Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela is the amazing story of a true hero of our times; his famous biography has been specially adapted for children in a beautiful illustrated picture book format. Discover how a little boy whose father called him "troublemaker" grew up to fight apartheid, become South Africa's first black president and campaign for freedom and justice throughout the world. Adapted by poet Chris van Wyk and illustrated by South African artist Paddy Bouma, with an introduction from Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Long Walk to Freedom introduces children to the life of one of the world's most beloved leaders.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Chris Van Wyk
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Release: 2013-11-28
File: 64 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781447258582

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Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19th November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to 25 years in the Gulags. After a three month journey to Siberia in the depths of winter he escaped with six companions, realising that to stay in the camp meant almost certain death. In June 1941 they crossed the trans-Siberian railway and headed south, climbing into Tibet and freedom nine months later in March 1942 after travelling on foot through some of the harshest regions in the world, including the Gobi Desert. First published in 1956, this is one of the world's greatest true stories of adventure, survival and escape, has been the inspiration for the film The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir and starring Colin Farrell and Ed Harris.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Slavomir Rawicz
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release: 2010-06-29
File: 160 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781849016803

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Genre: African National Congress
Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: Sterling/Main Street
Release: 1986
File: 249 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015011238766

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Describes and depicts the life and times of the South African president who spent twenty-seven years in jail for his political beliefs, and includes interviews by such figures as Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, and Bono.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Mac Maharaj
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Release: 2006-10-01
File: 355 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780740755729

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From his humble beginnings in rural South Africa to his tragic death at age 95 in 2013, Nelson Mandela's life is a tale of inspiration and courage. The most up-to-date biography of Nelson Mandela. This powerful biography provides an in-depth look at Nelson Mandela who grew up in a rural village in South Africa under racist apartheid rule--a regime he ultimately helped overthrow. Denenberg explores the history of South Africa and its often violent struggle for civil rights, while tracing Mandela's role in that history. Lawyer, leader of the African National Congress, political prisoner who spent 26 years in jail, president--no one else has had such enormous influence on his fellow South Africans. Even beyond South Africa Nelson Mandela influenced freedom fighters everywhere. This latest biography traces Mandela's complete life story.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Barry Denenberg
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Release: 2014-01-06
File: 240 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780545726368

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Genre: Art, Modern
Author: Adi Sutjipto
Publisher:
Release: 2001
File: 31 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015052179168

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Collects the accounts of runaway slaves from the antebellum South, including Frederick Douglass, Nat Turner, and Henry Box Brown.

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Genre: History
Author: Devon W. Carbado
Publisher:
Release: 2012
File: 248 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780807069127

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The long-awaited second volume of Nelson Mandela’s memoirs, left unfinished at his death and never before available, are here completed and expanded with notes and speeches written by Mandela during his historic presidency, making for a moving sequel to his worldwide bestseller Long Walk to Freedom. “I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not ended.” In 1994, Nelson Mandela became the first president of a democratic South Africa. From the outset, he was committed to serving only a single five-year term. During his presidency, he and his government ensured that all of South Africa’s citizens became equal before the law, and he laid the foundation for turning a country riven by centuries of colonialism and apartheid into a fully functioning democracy. Dare Not Linger is the story of Mandela’s presidential years, drawing heavily on the memoir he began to write as he prepared to leave office, but was unable to finish. Now the acclaimed South African writer Mandla Langa has completed the task, using Mandela’s unfinished draft, detailed notes that Mandela made as events were unfolding, and a wealth of unseen archival material. With a prologue by Mandela’s widow, Graça Machel, the result is a vivid and often inspirational account of Mandela’s presidency and the creation of a new democracy. It tells the story of a country in transition and the challenges Mandela faced as he strove to make his vision for a liberated South Africa a reality.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release: 2017-10-24
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780374717735

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