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Mandela and the general / John Carlin, Oriol Malet.

Carlin, John, 1956- (author.). Malet, Oriol, (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver GRA CARLIN MAN (Text) 34304000907668 Adult - Graphic Novel Available -
Scott County PL - Scottsburg ADULT GRAPHIC CAR (Text) 35830801915777 Adult Graphic Novels Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780874868203
  • ISBN: 0874868203
  • Physical Description: 105 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Walden, New York : Plough Publishing House, [2018]

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"Will the Freedom Struggle End in a Bloodbath? Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid hero and first leader of the new South Africa, is an international symbol of the power of a popular movement to fight structural racism. But that nonviolent struggle for equality and justice very nearly spiraled into an all-out race war that would have only ended in "the peace of graveyards." As the first post-apartheid elections approach in 1994, with South African blacks poised to take power, the nation's whites fear reprisal. White nationalist militias claiming 50,000 well-armed former soldiers stand ready to fight to the death to defend their cause. They need someone who can lead and unite them. That man is General Constand Viljoen, former chief of apartheid South Africa's military. Mandela knows that he can't avert a bloodbath on his own. He will have to count on his archenemy. Throughout those historic months, the two men meet in secret. Can they trust each other? Can they keep their followers and radical fringe elements from acts of violence? The mettle of these two men will determine the future of a nation. The drama of this contest and the history that pivoted on it comes vividly to life in visual form. Veteran British journalist John Carlin teams up with Catalan artist Oriol Malet to create a historically and artistically rich graphic novel with obvious relevance to today's polarized politics."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Viljoen, Constad, 1933- > Comic books, strips, etc.
Presidents > South Africa > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
Generals > South Africa > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
South Africa > Politics and government > 20th century > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.

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