Long Walk to Freedom: Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (Audio)
Publish date: July 1st 2009
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Edition language: English
, Social Movements
, Social Justice
He was a great man, one of the greatest of the century. Not perfect, but always striving for perfection. We need to read him, study him, emulate him. This book is a great start.
Just finished reading Long Walk to Freedom in preparation to a holiday in South-Africa.How to review an epic work like this one?After finishing reading about Mandela's struggle which was his life, I can only humbly assess what I think of this book as a medium to tell his story, for his life's story ...
Recently, I was teaching a class where the students read an essay about the reconciliation meetings that were done in South Africa. And my students did not know, or claimed not know, who Mandela was. Sad, but true. As time goes on, we forgot. We are a ...
R.I.P Nelson Mandela. A true leader of his nation. And how hard it must have been to be his wife/daughter/son.
I've known far too little about Nelson Mandela. I knew who he was, of course, and some of the bare outlines of his life. But I think I'd fallen into knowing little more than what Cornel West, after Mandela's death, called the "Santa-Clausification" of the South African leader. By that, he meant the ...
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