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Condoleezza Rice An American Life - A Biography

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ISBN-10: 1400065909

ISBN-13: 9781400065905

Edition: 2007

Authors: Elisabeth Bumiller

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Condoleezza Rice, one of most powerful and controversial women in the world, has until now remained a mystery behind an elegant, cool veneer. In this stunning new biography,New York Timesreporter Elisabeth Bumiller peels back the layers and presents a revelatory portrait of the first black female secretary of state and President George W. Bush’s national security adviser on September 11, 2001. The book relates in more intimate detail than ever before the personal voyage of a young black woman out of the segregated American South and also tells the sweeping story of a tumultuous half-century in the nation’s history. InCondoleezza Rice: An American Life, we see Rice’s Alabama childhood under…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/11/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Introductionp. xi
Twice as Good: Alabama, 1892-1962p. 3
The Year of Terror: Birmingham, 1963p. 26
Josef Korbel and the Power of Stalin: Denver, 1969-1974p. 47
Football and the Strategy of War: Notre Dame and Denver, 1975-1980p. 65
She Tells Me Everything I Know About the Soviet Union: Palo Alto and the White House, 1981-1991p. 79
I Don't Do Committees: Stanford, 1991-2000p. 107
Bin Laden Determined to Strike in US: The West Wing, 2001p. 131
After the Day of Terror: Washington, Fall 2001p. 164
We Don't Want the Smoking Gun to Be a Mushroom Cloud: The White House, 2002p. 173
No Way to Run a Railroad: The White House, 2003p. 199
Karl's Aide-de-Camp: The Reelection Campaign, 2004p. 230
Madame Secretary: The State Department, 2005p. 251
Hamas Won?: Washington, 2006p. 278
Conclusionp. 305
Acknowledgmentsp. 315
Bibliographyp. 319
Notesp. 327
Indexp. 385
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