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Long walk to freedom: the autobiography of Nelson Mandela

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The autobiography of global human rights icon Nelson Mandela is "riveting...both a brilliant description of a diabolical system and a testament to the power of the spirit to transcend it" (Washington Post).


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.


The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.



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The autobiography of global human rights icon Nelson Mandela is "riveting...both a brilliant description of a diabolical system and a testament to the power of the spirit to transcend it" (Washington Post).


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.


The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.



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subject_facetAfrican National Congress -- Biography
Civil rights workers -- South Africa -- Biography
Mandela, Nelson, -- 1918-2013
Political prisoners -- South Africa -- Biography
Presidents -- South Africa -- Biography
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1948-
title_displayLong walk to freedom : the autobiography of Nelson Mandela
title_fullLong Walk to Freedom The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Long walk to freedom : the autobiography of Nelson Mandela Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013.
title_shortLong walk to freedom
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Civil rights workers
History
Mandela, Nelson
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Political prisoners
Politics and government
Presidents