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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

Summary: Mandela: The Authorized Portrait was created by a team of award-winning writers, photographers, and researchers in collaboration with Mandela's closest living comrades from Robben Island, Mac Maharaj and Ahmed Kathrada. Among the narrative contributors are biographer Mike Nichol and three interviewers personally selected by Nelson Mandela: Ros Coward, Professor Tim Couzens, and Amina Frense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Pub. 2006

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 MANDELA, NELSON Man

Carlin, John.

Summary: In 1985, Nelson Mandela, then in prison for 23 years, set about winning over the fiercest proponents of apartheid, from his jailers to the head of South Africa's military. First he earned his freedom and then he won the presidency in the nation's first free election in 1994. But he knew that South Africa was still dangerously divided. If he couldn't unite his country in a visceral, emotional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.333 CAR

Mandela, Nelson

Summary: Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 1995

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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: Presents the life of the South African leader in graphic novel format, from his early efforts working as an activist against apartheid, to his twenty-seven year imprisonment, to his election to the presidency of the country in 1994.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 MANDELA, NELSON NEL

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Mandela

Brown, Laaren.

Summary: Biography of Nelson Mandela who was imprisoned during the apartheid years and became the elected leader of South Africa after being released.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MANDELA BRO

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAN

Lodge, Tom

Contents: Childhood and upbringing -- Becoming a notable -- Volunteer-in-chief -- Making a messiah -- Trials -- Prisoner 466/64 -- Leading from prison -- Messianic politics and the transition to democracy -- Embodying the nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MANDELA, NELSON LOD

Mandela, Nelson

Summary: Dare Not Linger is the story of Mandela’s presidential years, drawing heavily on the memoir he began to write as he prepared to leave office, but was unable to finish. Now the acclaimed South African writer Mandla Langa has completed the task, using Mandela’s unfinished draft, detailed notes that Mandela made as events were unfolding, and a wealth of unseen archival material. With a prologue by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MANDELA, NELSON MAN

Catel, Patrick.

Summary: Presents a biography of the black South African leader who became a civil rights activist, political prisoner, and president of South Africa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MAN

Mandela, Nelson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 MAN

Mandela, Nelson

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MANDELA, NELSON MAN

Castro, Emanuel

Summary: "In 1990, after 27 years of political imprisonment, Nelson Mandela regains his freedom, ready to forgive and invite his people to follow in his footsteps, to heal the deep wounds of a divided society. Marking the end of Apartheid in South Africa, he becomes a symbol of the quest for world peace, but his story begins many years earlier. Discover, from the start, the life of the man who showed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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Nelson, Kadir

Summary: In this lush, acclaimed book, award-winning author-illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of global icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations. It is the story of a young boy's determination to change South Africa, and of the struggles of a man who eventually became the president of his country. Mandela believed in equality for all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2018

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Nelson, Kadir.

Summary: Presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAN

Kramer, Ann.

Summary: Beginning when he was a child in South Africa's countryside, Nelson Mandela impressed everyone around him, his given name meant "troublemaker" but no one would have guessed just how much of a troublemaker he would become, discover how the little boy who herded cattle and loved stick fighting grew up to lead his nation to freedom, in his country, people were divided according to the color of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAN

la Grange, Zelda

Summary: One of Mandela's three private secretaries and now working for the Nelson Mandela Foundation, "La Grange pays tribute to Nelson Mandela as she knew him: a teacher who gave her the most valuable lessons of her life. The Mr. Mandela we meet in these pages is a man who refused to be defined by his past, who forgave and respected all, but who was also frank, teasing, and direct. As he renewed his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MANDELA, NELSON LAG

Mandela, Nelson

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century, published on the centenary of his birth. Arrested in 1962 as South Africa's apartheid regime intensified its brutal campaign against political opponents, forty-four-year-old lawyer and African National Congress activist Nelson Mandela had no idea that he would spend the next twenty-seven years in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 968 MAN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 SLO

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