Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation

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Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Penguin Group
Publish Date
Pages
274
Dimensions
5.34 X 8.46 X 0.75 inches | 0.59 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143115724

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About the Author

John Carlin is senior international writer for El PaΓ­s, the world'sleading Spanish language newspaper, and was previously the U.S.bureau chief for The Independent on Sunday. His writing has appeared inThe New York Times, The New Republic, Wired, Spin, and Conde NastTraveler.

Reviews

" This wonderful book describes Mandela's methodical, improbable and brilliant campaign to reconcile resentful blacks and fearful whites around a sporting event, a game of rugby."
-The New York Times Book Review

" If you have any doubts about the political genius of Nelson Mandela, read John Carlin's engrossing book . . . [A] feel-good slice of history."
-USA Today