Conversations with myself

Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator Nelson Mandela ; [foreword by Barack Obama]
  • Format Books
  • Publication First Picador edition. New York : Picador, 2011.
  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 454 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780312611682, 0312611684
  • OCLC ocn707969305

Summary

  • "Nelson Mandela is one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of recording thoughts and events, hardships an victories, he has opened his personal archive, which offers unprecedented insight into his remarkable life. ... An intimate journey from the first stirrings of political consciousness to his galvanizing role on the world stage, Conversations with Myself is a rare chance to spend time with Nelson Mandela the man, in his own voice: direct, clear private"--Publisher.

Notes

  • Additional statement of responsibility from cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references (page 443) and index.

Contents

  • Pastoral: Deep time ; Cohort -- Drama: Wings to the spirit ; No reason to kill ; Bursting world ; The chains of the body -- Epic: Unaccommodated man ; Arras ; Accommodated man ; Tactics ; Calendar time -- Tragicomedy: From a polecat to a miracle ; Away ; Home -- Supplementary information
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