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Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.914 SLO

Summary: "'William Kentridge: anything is possible' provides a rare, in-depth look at the life and work of the internationally acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge. Working in a variety of media - including sculpture, drawing, animation, tapestry, film, theater, and opera - Kentridge tackles a broad range of subjects, from cataclysmic historical events to poignant personal moments. [The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WIL

O'Malley, Padraig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 968.0609 OMA

Brockes, Emma.

Summary: Documents the author's investigation into a shattering childhood trauma in South Africa, tracing the discovery of her grandfather's abuse of her mother, which compelled her mother's unsuccessful attempt to kill him before fleeing the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROCKES, PAULINE DULCIE BRO

Summary: In 1957, Rogosin travelled to South Africa and created a powerfully, moving drama exposing the harsh reality of life under the system apartheid. Filmed secretly under the noses of the feared South African police, Rogosin, his crew, and cast risked arrest and deportation. Miriam Makeba was banned from her country after travelling to Venice for the movie's premiere. The scenes shot in the vibrant...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COM

Kohler, Sheila

Summary: "A heartrending literary memoir of the tragic death of Kohler's older sister describes how in the aftermath of a fatal car accident, the author investigated their unusual shared childhood and her brother-in-law's violent history,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOHLER, SHEILA KOH

Cohen, David

Summary: Historic moments from Mandela's inspiring life are captured in more than one hundred iconic photos from the mid-1940s through August 2009. Six key Mandela speeches are included, as well as an informative text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 968.06 MANDELA, NELSON BAT

Bildner, Phil.

Summary: Each time Hector watches white boys playing soccer in Johannesburg, South Africa, he dreams of playing on a real pitch one day and after the fall of apartheid, when he sees the 1996 African Cup of Nations team, he knows that his dream can come true.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BIL

Reef, Catherine

Summary: A biography exploring the tumultuous lives, marriage, and work of the artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is illustrated with archival photos and full-color reproductions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 REE

Brand, Christo

Summary: After more than a decade as a prison guard overseeing Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), Brand, with the assistance of Mail on Sunday Africa correspondent Jones, chronicles the unlikely personal relationship they built.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MANDELA, NELSON BRA

Patterson, James

Summary: Hired to protect a visiting American woman, Private Johannesburg's Joey Montague is hoping for a routine job looking after a nervous tourist. After the apparent suicide of his business partner, he can't handle much more. But this case is not what it seems, and neither is his partner's death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Patterson 2017

Stone, Judith

Summary: During the worst years of official racism in South Africa, the story of one young girl came to symbolize the injustice, corruption, and arbitrary nature of apartheid. Born in 1955 to a pro-apartheid white couple, Sandra Laing was officially registered and raised as a white child. But at a school for whites, she was mercilessly persecuted because of her dark skin and frizzy hair. Her parents...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Books/Hyperion 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.488 STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.488 Stone

Bonert, Kenneth.

Summary: Are you a stupid or a clever? Such is the refrain in Isaac Helger's mind as he makes his way from redheaded hooligan to searching adolescent to striving young man on the make. His mother's question haunts every choice. Are you a stupid or a clever? Will you find a way to lift your family out of Johannesburg's poor inner city, to buy a house in the suburbs, to bring your aunts and cousins from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BON

Denenberg, Barry

Summary: Recounts the life, imprisonment, and leadership role of Nelson Mandela.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Carlin, John

Summary: Carlin provides a revealing look at the persuasive genius of Nelson Mandela. In a bold attempt to transcend old hatreds and unite a hopelessly polarized nation, President Mandela lays the groundwork for a miraculous metamorphosis during the 1995 Rugby World Cup at Cape Town.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796.333 CAR

Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART

Mandela, Nelson

Contents: Struggle -- Freedom -- Reconciliation -- Nation building -- Development -- Education -- Culture -- Religion -- Health -- Children -- Heroes -- Peace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MAN

Summary: The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER CAT

Mackenzie, Jassy.

Summary: Jade de Jong gets sucked down into the dark world of human trafficking when she finds a connection between the attempted killings of a wealthy couple and the kidnapping of the son of her lover, police superintendent David Patel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Riordan, James

Summary: An illustrated narrative of Nelson Mandela's fight against oppression in South Africa, from his imprisonment for public protest after the Sharpeville Massacre in 1960, to his release from prison and election as president in the 1990s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thameside Press 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Mandela

Mandela, Winnie

Summary: "491 Days: Prisoner number 1323/69 shares with the world Winnie Mandela's moving and compelling journal along with some of the letters written between several affected parties at the time, including Winnie and Nelson Mandela, himself then a prisoner on Robben Island for nearly seven years. Readers will gain insight into the brutality she experienced and her depths of despair, as well as her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.062 MANDELA, WINNIE MAN

Hall, Ron

Summary: The authors of "Same Kind of Different as Me" offer new reflections and stories of hope and healing, covering such topics as faith, friendship, community outreach, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 261.8325 HAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HAL