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Hardcover Tree Shaker: The Story of Nelson Mandela Book

ISBN: 0753471841

ISBN13: 9780753471845

Tree Shaker: The Story of Nelson Mandela

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This fascinating biography looks at the life of Nelson Mandela, placing his awe-inspiring accomplishments in historical context for a new generation to admire. On a February day in 1994, Mandela visited Robben Island, a desolate rock where he had been held during his twenty-seven years as a prisoner. Days later, he triumphed in an election that rescued South Africa from the climate of oppression that had held sway for so long. By New York Times executive...

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TREE SHAKER is a very informative and colorful book written by Bill Keller, the Executive Editor of The New York Times. The entire book is written like one long article, broken up by chapters and festive with many colorful pictures. It tells the story of Nelson Mandela's life -- from childhood to becoming the first black South African president -- and his impact on South Africa and the world. This book was very informative; somewhat like a history textbook but with many colorful pictures and interesting story and dialogues in between the factual parts. This book is highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn about the life of a man who impacted the world with his brilliance and determination for black equality among a white supremacist country. Reviewed by: Steph
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