"It always seems impossible until it's done"; First edition of Nelson Mandela In His Own Words; signed by Nelson Mandela

  • In His Own Words.

In His Own Words.


Item Number: 3273

New York: Little Brown, 2003.

First American edition of this collection of Mandela’s inspirational speeches. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed and dated by Nelson Mandela on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Mario Pulice. Foreword by Bill Clinton and Kofi Annan.

In His Own Words is a collection of some of the most historic and inspirational addresses by one of the most renowned political leaders of the twentieth century. The most stirring voice to come out of South Africa, Nelson Mandela has brought his message of freedom, equality, and human dignity to the entire world. Now, for the first time, his most eloquent and important speeches are collected in a single volume. From the eve of his imprisonment to his release 27 years later, from his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize to his election as South Africa’s first black president, these speeches span some of the most pivotal moments of Mandela’s life and of his country’s history.

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