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Long Walk To Freedom: the Autobiography of Nelson Mandelaby Nelson Mandela
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Nelson Mandela is a true hero of our times, loved and admired across the globe for his dedication to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, and for justice and peace throughout the world. This book tells the story of his life, from his carefree days as an ordinary village boy, to his unflinching leadership of the ANC, the long years in prison and his eventual freedom and extraordinary elevation to President of South Africa.
Abridged by acclaimed author Chris van Wyk and beautifully illustrated by Paddy Bouma, this is an important book bringing an inspirational man to life for a younger generation.
The memoirs of the moral and political leader, Nelson Mandela, recreating the drama of the experiences that helped shape his destiny. It is a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph.
"A Long Walk to Freedom" is the memoir of Nelson Mandela, leader of the African National Congress and the first black president of South Africa. He tells of his childhood, growing up as the adoptive son of a Tembu chief, the two very different sides of South Africa, his years underground which led to his imprisonment in 1964 and his release in 1990. This is a revised and updated edition, covering his term of office, and is published to coincide with his retirement. The original edition was published in 1995.
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