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Conversations with myself, Nelson Mandela

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Conversations with myself
Title
Conversations with myself
Statement of responsibility
Nelson Mandela
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nelson Mandela is widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record thoughts and events, hardships and victories, he has bestowed his entire extant personal papers, which offer an unprecedented insight into his remarkable life. It draws on his personal archive of never before seen materials to offer unique access to the private world of an incomparable world leader. Journals kept on the run during the anti apartheid struggle of the early 1960s; diaries and draft letters written in Robben Island and other South African prisons during his twenty-seven years of incarceration; notebooks from the postapartheid transition; private recorded conversations; speeches and correspondence written during his presidency, a historic collection of documents archived at the Nelson Mandela Foundation is brought together into this narrative. An intimate journey from Mandela's first stirrings of political consciousness to his galvanizing role on the world stage, this biography illuminates a heroic life forged on the front lines of the struggle for freedom and justice. It allows, for the first time, insight into the human side of the icon
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Conversations with myself, Nelson Mandela
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 443) and index
Contents
Pastoral: Deep time ; Cohort -- Drama: Wings to the spirit ; No reason to kill ; Bursting world ; The chains of the body -- Epic: Unaccommodated man ; Arras ; Accommodated man ; Tactics ; Calendar time -- Tragicomedy: From a polecat to a miracle ; Away ; Home -- Supplementary information
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 454 p.
Isbn
9780374128951
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010933174
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)555656494

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