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Sentenced to life imprisonment on Robben Island for his part in organizing armed rebellion against South Africa's white rulers, Nelson Mandela stayed faithful to his goal of a peaceful, non-racial democracy, and became for many the symbol of hope for their country at the mercy of Apartheid. His release, 27 years later, had a profound effect on his former adversaries and led to a negotiated settlement. Martin Meredith's biography of this man examines not only the successes, but the failures and tragedies, too - his youthful ...

Nelson Mandela: A Biography 1999, St. Martin's Press

ISBN-13: 9780312199920

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Nelson Mandela: A Biography 1998, Thomas Dunne Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312181321

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Nelson Mandela: A Biography 1998, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140253825

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Nelson Mandela: A Biography 1997, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241136287