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A Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela's story is one of the most powerful and inspiring of the 20th century and the book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013)  is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for human rights and racial equality. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history's greatest figures. Here, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela tells the story of his life--an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, an