Nelson Mandela: "No Easy Walk to Freedom" by Barry DenenbergNelson Mandela: "No Easy Walk to Freedom" by Barry Denenberg

Nelson Mandela: "No Easy Walk to Freedom"

byBarry Denenberg

Paperback | January 28, 2014

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This is the most up-to-date biography of Nelson Mandela, one of the most famous freedom fighters in the world.

This powerful biography provides an in-depth look at Nelson Mandela who grew up in a rural village in South Africa under racist apartheid rule - a regime he ultimately helped overthrow.

Denenberg explores the history of South Africa and its often violent struggle for civil rights, while tracing Mandela's role in that history. Lawyer, leader of the African National Congress, political prisoner who spent 26 years in jail, president - no one else has had such enormous influence on his fellow South Africans. Even beyond South Africa Nelson Mandela has influenced freedom fighters everywhere.

This latest biography traces Mandela's complete life story.

BARRY DENENBERG is a critically acclaimed author of non-fiction and historical fiction. His historical fiction books include titles in the Dear America, My Name Is America, and Royal Diaries series, while his non-fiction books have covered a wide array of topics from Anne Frank to Elvis Presley. Barry Denenberg lives in Bedford, New Yo...
Title:Nelson Mandela: "No Easy Walk to Freedom"Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.61 × 5.25 × 0.56 inPublished:January 28, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545669111

ISBN - 13:9780545669115


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Nelson Mandela: "No Easy Walk to Freedom""[A] vivid and swiftly paced biography. Denenberg grabs and holds readers as he steadily leads them through the thicket of details that comprise Mandela's life." -Publishers Weekly"Here's a forceful biography . . . [it] brings Mandela's heroic story up-to-date." -Kirkus"The text, executed with accuracy and simplicity, includes significant historical events that influenced both white and black South Africans. Readers will be able to understand what lead to Mandela's imprisonment as well as his release . . . Excellent." -School Library Journal