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Mandela : from the life of the South African statesman

Author: Floyd Cooper
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 0698118162 9780698118164
OCLC Number: 43477929
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Floyd Cooper.

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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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