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Keller, Bill

Tree Shaker: The Story of Nelson Mandela

(3) 4-6 New York Times Book series. Journalist and editor Keller presents a well-rounded portrait of the South African civil rights activist, from freedom fighter to prisoner to president and beyond. Keller's vivid writing brings to life his subject and the complex history of South Africa. Quotations, newspaper excerpts, anecdotes, and interviews with Mandela provide the basis for the book's information. Many photographs chronicle events. Timeline, websites. Bib., ind.


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