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The Resource Dare not linger : the presidential years, Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa, with a prologue by Graca Machel

Dare not linger : the presidential years, Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa, with a prologue by Graca Machel

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Dare not linger : the presidential years
Title
Dare not linger
Title remainder
the presidential years
Statement of responsibility
Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa, with a prologue by Graca Machel
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Language
eng
Summary
"In 1994, Nelson Mandela became the first president of democratic South Africa. Five years later, he stood down. In that time, he and his government wrought the most extraordinary transformation, turning a nation riven by centuries of colonialism and apartheid into a fully functioning democracy in which all South Africa's citizens, black and white, were equal before the law. Dare Not Linger is the story of Mandela's presidential years, drawing heavily on the memoir he began to write as he prepared to finish his term of office, but was unable to finish. Now, the acclaimed South African writer, Mandla Langa, has completed the task using Mandela's unfinished draft, detailed notes that Mandela made as events were unfolding and a wealth of previously unseen archival material. With a prologue by Mandela's widow, Graca Machel, the result is a vivid and inspirational account of Mandela's presidency, a country in flux and the creation of a new democracy. It tells the extraordinary story of the transition from decades of apartheid rule and the challenges Mandela overcome to make a reality of his cherished vision for a liberated South Africa." --
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Biography type
individual biography
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AU@
Dewey number
968.06/5092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Dare not linger : the presidential years, Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa, with a prologue by Graca Machel
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Dare not linger : the presidential years, Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa, with a prologue by Graca Machel
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1002419768
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
xix, 359 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781509809592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)1002419768

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