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Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Title Long Walk To Freedom
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date 2013-04-25
Category Political Science
Total Pages 784
ISBN 9781405530743
Language English, Spanish, and French
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These memoirs from one of the great leaders of our time are 'essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history - and then go out and change it' Barack Obama The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, Long Walk to Freedom is the exhilarating story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader. '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' Sunday Times 'The authentic voice of Mandela shines through this book . . . humane, dignified and magnificently unembittered' The Times 'Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity . . . Unforgettable' Andre Brink

Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Title Long Walk to Freedom
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1995
Category Biography
Total Pages 768
ISBN 0349106533
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is the exhilarating story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader. '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

Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Title Long Walk to Freedom
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Little, Brown
Release Date 2008-03-11
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 576
ISBN 0759521042
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Title Long Walk to Freedom
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date 2008-03-11
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 576
ISBN 9780759521049
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history – and then go out and change it." –President Barack Obama Nelson Mandela was one of the great moral and political leaders of his 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. After his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela was 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 still 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 told the extraordinary story of his life -- an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph. The book that inspired the major motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Title Long Walk to Freedom
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Macmillan Children's Books
Release Date 2014
Category Political prisoners
Total Pages 64
ISBN 1447275543
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Official picture-book edition of Nelson Mandela's bestselling autobiography Read the amazing story of a true hero of our times and 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.

Title Long Walk to Freedom with Connections
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Holt Rinehart & Winston
Release Date 2000
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 507
ISBN 0030565812
Language English, Spanish, and French
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These are memoirs of a great moral and political figure, an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. 'Long Walk to Freedom' is his exhilarating story. Mandela recounts his youth, as the foster son of a Thembu chief, raised in the traditional tribal culture of his ancestors as he grew to learn the inescapable reality of apartheid oppression. He tells of his early years as an impoverished student and law clerk in Johannesburg and of his slow political awakening. He also describes his personal struggles at that time of having to reconcile his political activity with family, the anguished breakup of his first marriage, and the painful separation from his children. The escalating political warfare in the 1950s between the ANC and the government is vividly brought to life, culminating in Mandela's dramatic escapades as an underground leader and the notorious Rivonia Trial of 1964, at which he was sentenced to life imprisonment. He recounts the surprisingly eventful 27 years in prison and the complex negotiation which led to both his freedom and to the beginning of apartheid's end.

Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Title Long Walk to Freedom
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Back Bay Books
Release Date 2013-10-08
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 656
ISBN 0316323543
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The leader of South Africa's anti-apartheid movement chronicles his life, including his tribal years, his time spent in prison, and his return to lead his people.

Title Long Walk to Freedom Volume One
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2004-01
Category Large type books
Total Pages 494
ISBN 0754087239
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In 'Long Walk To Freedom', Nelson Mandela at last shares the story of his life. It is an epic saga of struggle, setback and ultimate triumph.

Long Walk To Freedom by Chris Van Wyk

Title Long Walk to Freedom
Author Chris Van Wyk
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Release Date 2013-11-28
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 64
ISBN 9781447258582
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

The Long Walk To Freedom by Devon W. Carbado

Title The Long Walk to Freedom
Author Devon W. Carbado
Publisher Beacon Press
Release Date 2012-08-21
Category History
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9780807069134
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In this groundbreaking compilation of first-person accounts of the runaway slave phenomenon, editors Devon Carbado and Donald Weise have recovered twelve narratives spanning eight decades—more than half of which have been long out of print. Told in the voices of the runaway slaves themselves, these narratives reveal the extraordinary and often innovative ways that these men and women sought freedom and demanded citizenship.

Long Walk To Freedom Vol 1 by Nelson Mandela

Title Long Walk To Freedom Vol 1
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date 2009-12-17
Category Political Science
Total Pages 512
ISBN 9780748118182
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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 beginning in the Transkei to his being taken to Robben Island, this is the remarkable story of how a man rose so far, only to be sentenced to life imprisonment. Emotive and compelling, this is 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

The Long Walk by Slavomir Rawicz

Title The Long Walk
Author Slavomir Rawicz
Publisher Constable
Release Date 2010-06-29
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 160
ISBN 9781849016803
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Mandela by Anthony Sampson

Title Mandela
Author Anthony Sampson
Publisher Vintage
Release Date 2012-01-11
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 736
ISBN 9780307814029
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Nelson Mandela, who emerged from twenty-six years of political imprisonment to lead South Africa out of apartheid and into democracy, is perhaps the world's most admired leader, a man whose life has been led with exemplary courage and inspired conviction. Now Anthony Sampson, who has known Mandela since 1951 and has been a close observer of South Africa's political life for the last fifty years, has produced the first authorized biography, the most informed and comprehensive portrait to date of a man whose dazzling image has been difficult to penetrate. With unprecedented access to Mandela's private papers (including his prison memoir, long thought to have been lost), meticulous research, and hundreds of interviews--from Mandela himself to prison warders on Robben Island, from Walter Sisulu and Oliver Tambo to Winnie Mandela and F. W. de Klerk, and many others intimately connected to Mandela's story--Sampson has composed an enlightening and necessary story of the man behind the myth.

Dare Not Linger by Nelson Mandela

Title Dare Not Linger
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date 2017-10-24
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 384
ISBN 9780374717735
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Title Nelson Mandela No Easy Walk to Freedom
Author Barry Denenberg
Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Release Date 2014-01-06
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 240
ISBN 9780545726368
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Title Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom
Author Chris van Wyk
Publisher Macmillan
Release Date 2009-09-01
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 64
ISBN 9781596435667
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Presents an abridged version of the autobiography of the South African leader, in which he chronicles his life, including his tribal years, his time spent in prison, and his return to lead his people.

No Easy Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Title No Easy Walk to Freedom
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Heinemann
Release Date 1973
Category Literary Collections
Total Pages 189
ISBN 0435907824
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Collects the South African President's writings on African nationalism, living under apartheid, resistance from undergound, and Black men on trial in white courts

Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Title Long Walk to Freedom
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Little Brown GBR
Release Date 2006
Category Presidents
Total Pages 208
ISBN 0316733121
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Since his release from prison in 1990, Nelson Mandela has emerged as the world's most significant moral leader since Gandhi. As president of the African National Congress and spiritual figurehead of the anti-apartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving South Africa towards black-majority rule. He is revered throughout the world as a vital force for human rights and racial equality. Mandela's riveting memoirs, A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM , were first published in 1994 to universal acclaim. This exciting illustrated edition now portrays his life in words and pictures. Vivid descriptions of his childhood environment, early Johannesburg, life in the townships, Robben Island and the events, protests, historic trials and acts of vengeance that forged his destiny are now accompanied by haunting and dramatic photographs that illuminate his story in an unforgettable way.

Prison Letters by Nelson Mandela

Title Prison Letters
Author Nelson Mandela
Publisher Liveright Publishing
Release Date 2019-08-13
Category History
Total Pages 384
ISBN 9781631496745
Language English, Spanish, and French
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“Heartbreaking and inspiring,” Nelson Mandela’s Prison Letters reveals his evolution “into one of the great moral heroes of our time” (New York Times). First published to mark the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela sparked celebrations around the globe for one of the “greatest warriors of all time” (O, The Oprah Magazine). Featuring 94 letters selected from that landmark collection, as well as six new letters that have never been published, this historic paperback provides an essential political history of the late twentieth century and illustrates how Mandela maintained his inner spirit while imprisoned. Whether they’re longing love letters to his wife, Winnie; heartrending notes to his beloved children; or articulations of a human-rights philosophy that resonates today, these letters reveal the heroism of a man who refused to compromise his moral values in the face of extraordinary human punishment, invoking a “story beyond their own words” (New York Times). This new paperback edition—essential for any literature lover, political activist, and student—positions Mandela among the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century.

A Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park

Title A Long Walk to Water
Author Linda Sue Park
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date 2010
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 121
ISBN 9780547251271
Language English, Spanish, and French
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When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, 11-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan. By a Newbery Medal-winning author.