A sensitively abridged edition of the epic life story of Nelson Mandela. Follow his story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph from the dramatic years underground and his time in prison to his release in 1991 and being sworn in as the countrys first democratically elected president on 10 May 1994.
The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela''s destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, A 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. ''Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity ... Unforgettable''
Andre Brink ''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'' Donald Woods in the SUNDAY TIMES