An Authorized Biography
Knopf, 1999. FIRST EDITION stated. Near mint condition, original dust jacket not price clipped excellent condition. Brown spine with bright silver title and white designer paper over boards. List of Illustrations. Map: Apartheid South Africa. Introduction. Prologue: The Last Hero. End Notes. Bibliography. Index. The life and times of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela--the first President of South Africa to be elected in democratic elections and the prominent anti-apartheid activist who, during his 27-year imprisonment, was involved in underground armed resistance and the 1993 Nobel Prize laureate. It is hard to believe that there will ever be a better biography of Mandela than Sampson's. Extraordinary. 672 pages.