His day is done

His Day is Done

A NELSON MANDELA TRIBUTE
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He was a son of Africa who became father to a nation and, for billions of people around the world, a beacon of hope, courage, and perseverance in the face of opposition. Now, acclaimed poet Maya Angelou honors the life and remarkable soul of Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa and Nobel laureate.
 
In His Day is Done, Angelou delivers an authentically heartfelt and elegant tribute to Mandela, who stood as David to the mighty Goliath of Apartheid and who, after twenty-seven years of unjust imprisonment on the notorious Robben Island, emerged with “His stupendous heart intact / His gargantuan will / Hale and hearty” to lead his people into a new era.
 
This poignant work of gratitude and remembrance offers condolences to the resilient people of South Africa on the loss of their beloved “Madiba” and celebrates a man like no other, whose life and work changed the world.

 
Moving and heartfelt.

The Washington Post


 
A powerful, gripping tribute.

NewsOne
 
 

[His Day Is Done captures] how many were feeling.

BBC News

 

O proizvodu

Format: 13,5x20,5 cm
Uvez: tvrdi
Broj stranica: 64
Biblioteka: -
Izdavač: Random House
Godina izdavanja: 2014.
ISBN: 978-0-8129-9701-9

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Maya Angelou, rođena kao Marguerite Ann Johnson (St. Louis, 4.4. 1928 – 2014.) bila je američka pjesnikinja, spisateljica, glumica, redateljica i aktivistica, izuzetna, utjecajna osoba američkog pokreta za građanska prava. Godine 2001. časopis Ladies Home Journal uvrstio ju je među 30 najmoćnijih žena Amerike. Njezine su knjige prevedene na mnoge svjetske jezike, a najpoznatija i najprevođenija Znam zašto ptica u kavezu pjeva, (1969.), nominirana je i za Nacionalnu književnu nagradu. Pisala je i eseje, scenarije, drame, poeziju pa čak i kuharice. Knjiga poezije Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Die (1971.) nominirana je za Pulitzerovu nagradu. Okušala se u mnogim vidovima umjetnosti i obrazovanja, za što je primila brojna priznanja i nacionalne nagrade. Prijateljevala je s najutjecajnijim osoba svojeg doba, od Martina Luthera Kinga, do Opre i Baracka Obame te se i danas smatra uzorom mladima.