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In a heartfelt tribute to her father, Makaziwe Mandela presents the most definitive portrait of Nelson Mandela, revealing the man behind the anti-apartheid movement.

This volume captures the essence of Nelson Mandela's life, showcasing an extraordinary assembly of historic biography, never-before-published family stories and personal photographs, letters, journal entries from his incarceration, and a unique collection of rarely seen charcoal drawings and paintings he created at 83 years old.

The book explores Mandela's childhood in Mvezo, his leadership of the African National Congress in Johannesburg, the significance of his familial relationships, his decades of imprisonment, and his role as South Africa's first Black president and philanthropist.

Through powerful historic imagery, this tome provides an enthralling read that delves into the life of a man who continues to be a symbol of equality and justice, inspiring people worldwide.


  • 1.3" H x 12.1" L x 9.3" W (5.0 lbs) 448 pages
  • Released 10/10/2023
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780847872008

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