Books Nelson Mandela The Authorized Comic Book by Nelson Mandela Foundation and Umlando Wezithombe Paperback, 193 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $19.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleNelson MandelaSubtitleThe Authorized Comic BookAuthorNelson Mandela Foundation and Umlando Wezithombe Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Presents the life of the South African leader in graphic novel format, from his early efforts working as an activist against apartheid, to his twenty-seven year imprisonment, to his election to the presidency of the country in 1994. Genres: Nonfiction Comics & Graphic Novels Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Nelson Mandela The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books Luminous Comic Book Reveals Mandela's Resilience September 9, 2009 A wondrous new graphic novel tells the tale of South Africa's first post-apartheid president. Inspirational and informative, Nelson Mandela: The Authorized Comic Book is as much for adults as it is for children. Excerpt: 'Nelson Mandela: The Authorized Comic Book' September 8, 2009 Check out a graphic novel excerpt of Nelson Mandela: The Authorized Comic Book.