Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation


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      Beginning in a jail cell and ending in a rugby tournamentu2014the true story of how the most inspiring charm offensive in history brought South Africa together.

After being released from prison and winning South Africau2019s first free election, Nelson Mandela presided over a country still deeply divided by fifty years of apartheid. His plan was ambitious if not far-fetched: use the national rugby team, the Springboksu2014long an embodiment of white-supremacist ruleu2014to embody and engage a new South Africa as they prepared to host the 1995 World Cup. The string of wins that followed not only defied the odds, but capped Mandelau2019s miraculous effort to bring South Africans together again in a hard-won, enduring bond.

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