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Higher than hope : the authorized biography of Nelson Mandela

Author: Fatima Meer
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1990]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the former South African political prisoner.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meer, Fatima.
Higher than hope.
New York : Harper & Row, [1990]
(OCoLC)551288559
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fatima Meer
ISBN: 0060161469 9780060161460
OCLC Number: 21018891
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London : H. Hamilton, 1988.
Description: xix, 426 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Roots : In search of the boy Mandela ; The past --
2. The struggle : Johannesburg ; The sweep of politics ; Evelyn ; Defiance ; Nationalist repression ; The congress of the people ; Parting with Evelyn ; Treason arrest ; The Pan-Aficanist Congress --
3. Winnie : Bizana ; Johannesburg ; The wedding ; The Mandela routine --
4. Life-sentence : Sharpeville ; The tribesmen locked in violence ; The Black Pimpernel ; Mission to Africa ; Return of the Black Pimpernel ; On trial and in prison ; Rivonia ; Rivonia: the state's case ; Rivonia: the defence case ; The prisoners ; Loss of comrade and kin ; Attempts to destroy the Mandelas ; Winnie's ordeal ; The children's revolt ; The world honours Mandela ; Murmurs of change --
5. Letters from prison : Letters ; Photographs ; Problems ; Winnie ; Anniversaries ; Regrets, nostalgia, dreams ; Education ; Heath ; Sons: Thembi, Makgatho ; Daughters: Makaziwe, Zenani, Zindziswa ; Friends ; Kinsfolk ; House and land ; Brandfort ; The world celebrates the Mandelas --
6. Memorabilia : Mandela milestones.
Responsibility: Fatima Meer.

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A biography of the former South African political prisoner.

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