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The Resource Mandela : an illustrated autobiography, [Nelson Mandela]

Mandela : an illustrated autobiography, [Nelson Mandela]

Label
Mandela : an illustrated autobiography
Title
Mandela
Title remainder
an illustrated autobiography
Statement of responsibility
[Nelson Mandela]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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 inspiring political drama in the world. Mandela: An Illustrated Autobiography tells the extraordinary
  • story of Nelson Mandela's life, an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph. With nearly 200 stunning photographs - many of them published here for the first time - and with text adapted from his remarkable memoir Long Walk to Freedom, this moving book captures the indomitable spirit of a moral giant and dramatically portrays his struggle toward freedom. Mandela's journey is vividly and eloquently recounted: the development of his political
  • consciousness, his pivotal role in the formation of the African National Congress Youth League, his years underground - which led to a sentence of life imprisonment in 1964 - and his twenty-seven years behind bars. He also movingly recounts the momentous events leading up to his victory in South Africa's first-ever multiracial elections in 1994
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1996.
Biography type
autobiography
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190487
Cataloging source
MB
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1918-2013
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Mandela, Nelson
Dewey number
  • 968.06/5/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
DT1974
LC item number
.A3 1996
Literary form
non fiction
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1918-
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Mandela, Nelson
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True
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  • Mandela, Nelson
  • Presidents
  • Statesmen
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
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an illustrated autobiography
Label
Mandela : an illustrated autobiography, [Nelson Mandela]
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0914/96077497-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This is an illustrated and abridged edition of Long walk to freedom: the autobiography of Nelson Mandela ..."--T.p. verso
  • Includes index
Contents
A country childhood -- Johannesburg -- Birth of a freedom fighter -- The struggle is my life -- Treason -- The Black pimpernel -- Rivonia -- Robben Island: the dark years -- Robben Island: beginning to hope -- Talking with the enemy -- Freedom
Control code
188855
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780316550383
Lccn
96077497
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), 1 map, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm35782061
  • (OCoLC)35782061
Label
Mandela : an illustrated autobiography, [Nelson Mandela]
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0914/96077497-d.html
Publication
Note
  • "This is an illustrated and abridged edition of Long walk to freedom: the autobiography of Nelson Mandela ..."--T.p. verso
  • Includes index
Contents
A country childhood -- Johannesburg -- Birth of a freedom fighter -- The struggle is my life -- Treason -- The Black pimpernel -- Rivonia -- Robben Island: the dark years -- Robben Island: beginning to hope -- Talking with the enemy -- Freedom
Control code
188855
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780316550383
Lccn
96077497
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), 1 map, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm35782061
  • (OCoLC)35782061

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