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Written by the coauthor of international bestseller long walk to freedom, nelson mandela. The book that inspired the major motion picture mandela. Nelson mandelas most popular book is long walk to freedom. November 29 a helicopter crash into the clutha pub in glasgow. Blogger and professor sean jacobs recommends three books that explore the leaders. Nelson mandela is the former president of south africa and famed leader of the antiapartheid movement. On april 27, 1994, he was made the first president of south africa elected in a fully represented democratic election.
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