Mandela: from the life of the South African statesman

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Mandela the schoolboy . . . Mandela the father . . . Mandela the rebel. . . Mandela the leader. Few figures have inspired as much respect or loyalty as Nelson Mandela. Fromhis boyhood days in the South African countryside to his time as leader of the AfricanNational Congress to his twenty-seven years in prison, Mandela firmly resisted injusticeswherever he saw them. Raised in a racist nation, Mandela would come to rail against thesystem of apartheidoand would eventually help abolish it, becoming the firstblack president in South African history. His is a story of courage and persistence, a story of hope and belief. It is the story ofhow the son of a tribal chief rose to become one of the most prominent political figures ofour time. Mandela's extraordinary life is brought poignantly alive for the first time in a picturebook by the celebrated artist, Floyd Cooper, author/illustrator of the widely acclaimed Coming Home: From the Life of LangstonHughes.
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display_description From his boyhood days in the South African countryside, to the protests he led in school, his leadership of the African National Congress, and his twenty seven years in prison, Mandela always stood firm for what was fair and right. He fought against the system of apartheid -- the laws that treated black people poorly -- and eventually helped to abolish it, becoming the first black president in South Africa's history. Mandela's extraordinary life is a story of courage, persistence, hope, and belief.
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subject_facet Biographies, Mandela, Nelson, -- 1918-2013 -- Juvenile literature, Presidents -- South Africa -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Mandela : from the life of the South African statesman
title_full Mandela : from the life of the South African statesman / Floyd Cooper
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title_sub from the life of the South African statesman
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