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    Mandela: the Long Walk to Freedom: The Book of the Film (Hardback) By (author) Nelson Mandela, Screenplay by William Nicholson, Photographs by Keith Bernstein, Foreword by Ahmed Kathrada, Other Anant Singh, Other Justin Chadwick

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    DescriptionThis official companion book to the major feature film Mandela: The Long Walk Home retraces the life of Nelson Mandela in a wholly original way, weaving together his own words and historic humanitarian efforts with cinematic narrative and exclusive behind-the-scenes content. It's a movie tie-in unlike any other: a lavishly illustrated mesh of fiction and history, featuring film stills alongside archival photographs of actual events; commentary from the acclaimed cast and filmmakers plus interviews with Mandela's own family and comrades; excerpts from his books and selections from his personal papers, many previously unpublished, with lush, full-colour panoramas of the South African landscapes where the film was shot on location. Fans of the movie and Mandela admirers, whatever their age, will relish this unique look at the making of an epic motion picture and the life of a beloved historical icon.


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    Title
    Mandela: the Long Walk to Freedom
    Subtitle
    The Book of the Film
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nelson Mandela, Screenplay by William Nicholson, Photographs by Keith Bernstein, Foreword by Ahmed Kathrada, Other Anant Singh, Other Justin Chadwick
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 242 mm
    Height: 284 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 1,140 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781452128412
    ISBN 10: 1452128413
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJP
    BISAC V2.8: PER004000
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HFMS
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    B&T General Subject: 221
    Libri: ENGM1500
    DC22: 791.43
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SAFRIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15880
    Libri: FILM5025, MOTI2800
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000, HIS047000
    Libri: MAND6500
    DC22: 968.065
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJP, 1HFMS, APFR
    DC23: 968.06092
    BISAC region code: 3.5.0.0.0.0.0
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/FILMAS
    Thema V1.0: DNB, ATF, NHH
    LC classification: PN1997.2.M362 M36 2013
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    250 images
    Publisher
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Imprint name
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 December 2013
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco
    Author Information
    Born in South Africa in 1918, Nelson Mandela was jailed for 27 years as a resister of the National Party's apartheid policies. Released from prison in 1990, Mandela won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 and was inaugurated as the first democratically elected president of South Africa in 1994. He is the author of the international bestsellers Long Walk to Freedom and Conversations with Myself.
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