Long walk to freedom

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In this book, young readers can discover the story of Mandela"s long walk from an ordinary village boy to his dynamic leadership of the African National Congress to his many years in prison, and at last, his freedom and rise to leader of his country.

StatementNelson Mandela ; abridged by Chris van Wyk ; illustrated by Paddy Bouma
ContributionsBouma, Paddy, Van Wyk, Chris
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT1949.M35 A3 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27114859M
ISBN 101596435666
ISBN 139781596435667
OCLC/WorldCa317455667

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