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Conversations With Myself

Mandela, Nelson (Book - 2010 )
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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.
Authors: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013
Title: Conversations with myself
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xxi, 454 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Nelson Mandela ; [foreword by Barack Obama]
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
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.
ISBN: 9780374128951
0374128952
Branch Call Number: B-Ma311cw 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 Presidents South Africa Biography Political prisoners South Africa Biography South Africa Politics and government 20th century
Topical Term: Presidents
Political prisoners
LCCN: 2010933174
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List - Multcolib Picks: Nelson Mandela by: multcolib Dec 06, 2013

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.

"Conversations With Myself" consists of interviews, selections from Mandela's notebooks and conversations with activists and others involved with the anti-apartheid movement.
[This book] has its origins in the 2004 inauguration of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Dialogue as th... Read More »


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Aug 02, 2012
  • uncommonreader rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Fragments from archives. I was struck by how positive Mandela always was and is.

Feb 23, 2011
  • ireader rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I really didn't like this book. The tile is very deceiving, in that I was looking at it as if it was written by Mandela, when in fact it is not.

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