His Day Is Done
A Nelson Mandela Tribute
By Maya Angelou
Random House, Hardcover, 9780812997019, 64pp.
Publication Date: January 21, 2014
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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.
Praise for "His Day Is Done"
"Moving and heartfelt."--"The Washington Post"
"A powerful, gripping tribute."--"NewsOne"
" "His Day Is Done "captures] how many were feeling."--"BBC News.
“Moving and heartfelt.”—The Washington Post
“A powerful, gripping tribute.”—NewsOne
“[His Day Is Done captures] how many were feeling.”—BBC News