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Long walk to freedom : the autobiography of Nelson Mandela.

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Autobiographies
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Biography
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson Mandela
ISBN: 0316545856 9780316545853 0316548189 9780316548182 9780316323543 0316323543 9781408703113 1408703114
OCLC Number: 31530423
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 558 p., [24] p. of plates : ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A country childhood --
Johannesburg --
Birth of a freedom fighter --
The struggle is my life --
Treason --
The black pimpernel --
Rivonia --
Robben Island: the dark years --
Robben Island: beginning to hope --
Talking with the enemy --
Freedom.

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*The autobiography of one of the greatest men of the twentieth century.* re published to coincide with the publication of Anthony Holden's biography coming from HarperCollins  Read more...

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