Long Walk to Freedom 1

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From his birth in a village on the banks of the Mbashe River in the Transke to his politicisation and development as a freedom fighter, this first volume of Nelson Mandela’s classic autobiography charts the early years of his life, which culminated in his prison sentence in 1962. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, Long Walk to Freedom: Volume I tells of the beginning of an epic life, a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph conveyed with the clarity and eloquence of the outstanding moral and political leader of the twentieth century,

‘Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope

and dignity. Unforgettable’ –ANDRÉ BRINK

‘It is the style, so typical of the man, which marks this marvellous book as a

truly personal work… Superb’ –GERALD KAUFMAN

‘Indispensable … la 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 extraordinary political tales of the twentieth century and well worth the investment for anyone truly interested in the genesis of

greatness’ –PATTI WALDMEIRIN THE FINANCIAL TIMES

‘An epic of struggle and learning and growing, it tells of a man whose idealism and hope have inspired a world prone to cynicism… it should be compulsory reading’ –MARY BENSON IN THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

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From his birth in a village on the banks of the Mbashe River in the Transke to his politicisation and development as a freedom fighter, this first volume of Nelson Mandela‘s classic autobiography charts the early years of his life, which culminated in his prison sentence in 1962. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, Long Walk to Freedom: Volume I tells of the beginning of an epic life, a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph conveyed with the clarity and eloquence of the outstanding moral and political leader of the twentieth century,

‘Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope

and dignity. Unforgettable’ –ANDRÉ BRINK

‘It is the style, so typical of the man, which marks this marvellous book as a

truly personal work… Superb’ –GERALD KAUFMAN

‘Indispensable … la 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 extraordinary political tales of the twentieth century and well worth the investment for anyone truly interested in the genesis of

greatness’ –PATTI WALDMEIRIN THE FINANCIAL TIMES

‘An epic of struggle and learning and growing, it tells of a man whose idealism and hope have inspired a world prone to cynicism… it should be compulsory reading’ –MARY BENSON IN THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

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Soft Cover

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9780349116020

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