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The Resource Playing the enemy : Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation, John Carlin

Playing the enemy : Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation, John Carlin

Label
Playing the enemy : Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation
Title
Playing the enemy
Title remainder
Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation
Statement of responsibility
John Carlin
Title variation
Invictus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A thrilling, inspiring account of one of the greatest charm offensives in history--Nelson Mandela's decade-long campaign to unite his country, beginning in his jail cell and ending with a rugby tournament. John Carlin, a former South Africa bureau chief for the London Independent, offers a singular portrait of the greatest statesman of our time in action, blending the volatile cocktail of race, sport, and politics to intoxicating effect.--From publisher description
Summary
Documents the anti-apartheid advocate's ten-year effort to unite his country, during which he worked with proponents of apartheid from his jail cell, won the presidency, and helped South Africa's national rugby team host the World Cup as part of a unifying campaign
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
259971
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carlin, John
Dewey number
968.06/5
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT1949.M35
LC item number
C282 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mandela, Nelson
  • Springboks (Rugby team)
  • Political prisoners
  • Presidents
  • South Africa
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation
Label
Playing the enemy : Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation, John Carlin
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
707613
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages:
Isbn
9781594201745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594201745
  • (OCoLC)232118890
Label
Playing the enemy : Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation, John Carlin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
707613
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages:
Isbn
9781594201745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594201745
  • (OCoLC)232118890

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