A Long Walk to Freedom: Triumph of Hope, 1962-1994 v. 2: 1962-1994

A Long Walk to Freedom: Triumph of Hope, 1962-1994 v. 2: 1962-1994

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By (author) Nelson Mandela

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  • Publisher: Abacus
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 108mm x 174mm x 34mm | 259g
  • Publication date: 2 January 2003
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 034911630X
  • ISBN 13: 9780349116303
  • Illustrations note: Section: 16, b/w
  • Sales rank: 16,398

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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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Nelson Mandela became the democratically elected, first black president of the republic of South Africa on 27 April 1994. He died on 5 December 2013.

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By Anonymous 11 Aug 2012 5

An engaging, detailed, inspiring story of the struggle against apartheid and the path the freedom and equality. Easy to read, extremely informative and a lesson worth knowing.

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A tale of anger and sorrow, love and joy, grace and elegance DAILY NEWS Indispensable ... [a] unique life-story Anthony Sampson A truly stunning account of his extraordinary life ... A vivid testimony to an unusual mixture of courage, persistence, tolerance, and forgiveness Sir David Steel One of the most life- affirming books you'll read GQ