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Mandela : the authorised biography

Author: Anthony Sampson
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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`A magisterial, detailed and invaluable account of one of this century's greatest figures ... it is hard to believe that a better biography will ever be written.' Justin Cartwright, Sunday Telegraph

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Sampson
ISBN: 0679781781 9780679781783 0006388450 9780006388456
OCLC Number: 223303921
Awards: Winner of Marsh Biography Award 2001
Short-listed for James Tait Black Memorial Book Prize: Biography 2000
Description: xxvi, 672 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Anthony Sampson.

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"A lively, informative, often moving account of one of the century's most extraordinary lives." --"The Boston Globe" "A truly heroic story of the founder of a nation, a man of shrewdness, humanity Read more...

 
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