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Conversations with Myself

By Nelson Mandela, 1918-

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.

A singular international publishing event, Conversations with Myself draws on Mandela’s 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 a sweeping narrative of great immediacy and stunning power. An intimate journey from Mandela’s first stirrings of political consciousness to his galvanizing role on the world stage, Conversations with Myself illuminates a heroic life forged on the front lines of the struggle for freedom and justice.

While other books have recounted Mandela’s life from the vantage of the present, Conversations with Myself allows, for the first time, unhindered insight into the human side of the icon.

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Publish Date

2010

ISBN

9780374128951


Format: Book
Author: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-
Summary: This historic collection of documents archived at the Nelson Mandela Foundation offers an unprecedented insight into Mandela's remarkable life--from his first stirrings of political consciousness to his galvanizing role on the world stage.
Title: Conversations with myself / Nelson Mandela ; [foreword by Barack Obama].
Publisher Date: New York : Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2010.
Subject: Mandela, Nelson, 1918- Presidents -- South Africa -- Biography Political prisoners -- South Africa -- Biography South Africa -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Isbn: 9780374128951 0374128952
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Format: Book
Author: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-
Summary: This historic collection of documents archived at the Nelson Mandela Foundation offers an unprecedented insight into Mandela's remarkable life--from his first stirrings of political consciousness to his galvanizing role on the world stage.
Title: Conversations with myself / Nelson Mandela ; [foreword by Barack Obama].
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2010.
Description: xxi, 454 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-
Subjects: Presidents -- South Africa -- Biography
Subjects: Political prisoners -- South Africa -- Biography
Subjects: South Africa -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Other Author: Nelson Mandela Foundation. Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Dialogue (South Africa)
Notes: 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.
LCCN: 2010933174
ISBN: 9780374128951
ISBN: 0374128952
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: B Mandela