Conversation With Myself - Nelson Mandela
"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.
"He has done so much to change his country, and the world, that it is hard to imagine the history of the last several decades without him." --from the foreword by President Barack Obama
"This book will reduce the reader to both rapture and tears." --Alec Russell, "Financial Times"
"Outstanding for what it offers. . . Its collection of letters and meditations, together with its thorough index and appendix, belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in the nature of power and resistance."--J.M. Ledgard, "The New York Times Review of Books"