The Black Pimpernel

Nelson Mandela on the Run

Zukiswa Wanner
AUD $14.99

The story of Nelson Mandela's early years on the run from the apartheid authorities.

In March 1961, after giving a brief speech at a conference, Nelson Mandela vanished.

For the next eighteen months he was an outlaw, living under assumed identities and in various disguises (sometimes as a chauffeur, sometimes a gardener) as the South African police and secret services, helped by MI5 and the CIA, sought him in vain. His mission? To undergo military training and set up armed resistance to apartheid.

Author bio:

A South African writer of children's and adult's books, Zukiswa Wanner was one of the recipients of the Goethe medal in 2020, making her the first African woman to win this award. Her latest children's book is Africa: A True Book, a journey though the history, geography and contemporary culture of the continent. She has written for the Observer (UK), New York Times, Mail and Guardian (SA), The Nation (Kenya) and New African.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9781782693079
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Pushkin Children's
Series: True Adventures
Pub Date: August 2021
Page Extent: 144
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational