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Freedom fighter, prisoner, president, legend. The inspiring true story of a life that changed our times. Nelson Mandela died in 2013 celebrated as a world icon; one of the great leaders of modern times. But it wasn’t always like that. In apartheid South Africa, he was branded a terrorist. He served 27 long, hard years as a political prisoner. Yet he went on to overthrow apartheid, win the Nobel Peace Prize and front the global fight against AIDS. Read his incredible story, from farm boy to father of a nation. Brave, tenacious, wise, spirited: we will miss him loads.

  • An inspiring biography of a global political icon
  • Describes South Africa’s crusade for civil rights
  • Explains Mandela’s place in the fight for freedom
  • A fascinating look at the man behind the legend

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8466 in Secondary Schools Catalogue 2019/20





Date published

January 2nd, 2014

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  • 240 pages



  1. Hannah
    on 25 March 2014

    Nelson Mandela no easy walk to

    It's really good to learn about Nelson's hard life

    5out of 5

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  1. Avatar bear 761721

    on 16 March 2016

    A great book about Mandela’s inspiring fight for freedom! ;)

    4out of 5

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