Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

The Authorized Comic Book

Book - 2009
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WW Norton
The fantastic, heroic life of Nelson Mandela, brought to life in this landmark graphic work.

Baker & Taylor
Presents the life of the South African leader in graphic novel format, from his early efforts working as an activist against apartheid, to his twenty-seven year imprisonment, to his election to the presidency of the country in 1994.

Norton Pub
The fantastic, heroic life of Nelson Mandela, brought to life in this landmark graphic work.
Nelson Mandela’s memoir, Long Road to Freedom, electrified the world in 1994 with the story of a solitary man who, despite unbelievable hardships, brought down one of the most-despised regimes in the world. Fifteen years after the publication of that classic work comes this fully authorized graphic biography, which relays in picture form the life story of the world’s greatest moral and political hero—from his boyhood in a small South African village to his growing political activism with the ANC, his twenty-seven-year incarceration as prisoner 46664 on Robben Island, his dramatic release, and his triumphant years as president of South Africa. With new interviews, firsthand accounts, and archival material that has only recently been uncovered, this visually dramatic biography promises to introduce Mandela’s gripping story to a whole new generation of readers.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2009
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780393070828
Characteristics: 193 p. : col. ill ; 30 cm


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Jan 16, 2011

Illustrative way of telling Nelson Mandela's life.


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