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

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

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Invictus : Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation
Title
Invictus
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Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation
Statement of responsibility
John Carlin
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
After being released from prison and winning South Africa's first free election, Nelson Mandela presided over a country still deeply divided by fifty years of apartheid. His plan was ambitious if not far-fetched: Use the national rugby team, the Springboks--long an embodiment of white supremacist rule--to embody and engage a new South Africa as they prepared to host the 1995 World Cup. The string of wins that followed not only defied the odds, but capped Mandela's miraculous effort to bring South Africans together in a hard-won, enduring bond
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Dewey number
306.4830968
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Invictus : Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation, John Carlin
Label
Invictus : Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation, John Carlin
Publication
Note
Originally published : Playing the enemy. New York : Penguin Press, 2008
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Bibliography note
Include bibliographical references (p. [265]) and index
Contents
Breakfast in Houghton -- Minister of Justice -- Separate amenities -- Bagging the croc -- Different planets -- Ayatollah Mandela -- Tiger king -- Mask -- Bitter-enders -- Romancing the general -- "Address their hearts" -- Captain and the president -- Springbok serenade -- Silvermine -- Doubting Thomases -- Number six jersey -- "Nelson! Nelson!" -- Blood in the throat -- Love thine enemy
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
274 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780143117155
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
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  • (OCoLC)ocn424558925
  • (OCoLC)424558925

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