Nelson Mandela: the myth & me


Nelson Mandela: the myth & me

  • Nelson Mandela: the myth & me (Book)

    Who was Nelson Mandela? Hiding behind the worldwide adoration is a life full of very different phases and a complex personality. Unraveling it demands not only one, but a lot of different perspectives. The book features interviews of nearly 30 significant characters - international politicians, artists, activists, companions and apartheid victims - that either knew him or were influenced by him. By also adressing critical views and testing Mandelas message of reconciliation and forgiveness for its present importance a diverse portrait of one of the greatest humans of our day was created. A must read for everyone believing in the possibility of a more peaceful and just world, on a political as well as on a human level. Contributions by: Dalai Lama, Henry Kissinger, Joachim Gauck, Ko Un, Juliette Binoche, Elia Suleiman, Tariq Ali, John Carlin, Colin Powell, Albie Sachs, Peter Hain, Ariel Dorfman, Nadine Gordimer. et al. The book completes and enlarges the interviews of the film. German by Andreas Simon dos Santos and Nicolai von Schweder-Schreiner HardcoverPlus (incl. E-Book), 288 pages, 13 x 21 cm, 22,95 €, ISBN 978-3-942989-68-8, ET 29.1.2014