Long Walk To Freedom (Paperback)Nelson Mandela (author)
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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
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 784
Weight: 636 g
Dimensions: 197 x 132 x 53 mm
The authentic voice of Mandela shines through this book...humane, dignified and magnificently unembittered * The Times *
This life of a man who has been a political activist for fifty years, in one of the most difficult and complex conflicts of the twentieth century, is a major achievement * Observer *
Riveting...both a brilliant description of a diabolical system and a testament to the power of the spirt to transcend it * Washington Post *
Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity...Unforgettable * Andre Brink *
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 *
A tale of anger and sorrow, love and joy, grace and elegance * Daily News *
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“Impressive and thoughfull”
I am great to Mandela to transfer all he achieve in his life to words to make believe in our selves too.
“Compelling and inspiring book”
A stunningly compelling read about the life of one of the world's most respected men. Witty, humble and statesmanlike it's a book that will surely be an important reference in history and hard to believe... More
“Not a single dull moment”
This is definitely not a boring political autobiography.
Despite basically knowing the story this book is gripping. It's wonderfully written and amazingly easy to read with short pithy chapters.
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