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Remembering Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the beloved South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician, died on December 5 at the age of 95.  After spending 27 years in prison, he was released and became South Africa’s first black president.  In 1996 he shared the Nobel Peace Prize with fellow South African politician F.W. de Klerk.

To learn more about Mandela check out one of the following books at your local library.

 the autobiography of Nelson Mandela       the authorized portrait     A Prisoner in the garden

Conversations with myself      Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation       A history of South Africa

The history of South Africa      a life in photographs      In his own words

 a newswoman's African journey       the authorized biography      the struggle for freedom in post-apartheid South Africa

    

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