The Last Trek - a New Beginning: The Autobiography

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Pan Macmillan, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 412 pages
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The story of the man who released Nelson Mandela from imprisonment in 1990 and set in motion a chain of events which led to the first fully democratic elections in South African history. Here is the autobiography of the South African President who sacrificed his own power and prestige to make freedom possible.

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he did not bring change willingly he new if he did not applied his minds in a justified manner south africa could have been a dead end street,with whites not having neigbours in africa.however i must reitarate that, he shown the world that his got good qualities of leadership beacouse he was not long in power, but manage to convince the national party and its surrogates tha change is must in S A. 

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De Klerk is not who I originally thought he was. Before I looked into the matter, I thought he was like Saul becoming St. Paul, namely, a person doing evil things, having his heart changed and in a position to do noble things. He is not quite like that, but he was a tool for change. Since I read Nelson Mandela's perspective, it was enlightening to get this side as well. 

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