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Nelson Mandela

Author: Rowena Akinyemi
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Series: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 3, Factfiles., Stage 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Simplified edView all editions and formats
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In 1918 in the peaceful province of Transkei, South Africa, the Mandela family gave their new baby son the name Rolihlahla--'troublemaker'. But the young boy's early years were happy ones, and he grew up to be a good student and an enthusiastic sportsman. Who could imagine then what was waiting for Nelson Mandela--the tireless struggle for human rights, the long years in prison, the happiness and sadness of family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rowena Akinyemi
ISBN: 9780194233965 0194233960
OCLC Number: 607557512
Notes: CEFR level B1-B2.
"Stage 4 (1400 headwords)."--Half title page.
"A complete recording of this Bookworms ed. of Nelson Mandela is available on audio CD."--Title page verso.
"Word count 16,390"--Cover page [iv].
Description: 88 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: The beginnings (1918-1941) --
Johannesburg (1941-1952) --
Working for the ANC (1953-1960) --
The spear of the nation (1961-1962) --
The Rivonia trial (1963-1964) --
Robben Island (1964-1970) --
Prison and separation (1971-1984) --
Walking to freedom (1985-1994) --
The new South Africa (1994-1999) --
A quieter life (2000-2005).
Series Title: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 3, Factfiles., Stage 4.
Responsibility: Rowena Akinyemi.

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Word count 16,390 Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level on every cover Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension Activities build language skills and check  Read more...

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