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Behind the black door

Author: Sarah Brown
Publisher: [Bath] : Windsor/Paragon, 2011.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this personal memoir about life at 10 Downing Street, Sarah Brown shares the secrets of living behind the most famous front door in the world. A passionate campaigner for women and children, she mobilised over a million people through her early adoption of Twitter. Intimate, reflective and funny, this book takes us backstage to reveal what it's like to be an ordinary woman, wife and motehr in extraordinary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Large type books
Named Person: Sarah Brown; Sarah Brown
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Brown
ISBN: 9781445858425 1445858428 9781445858432 1445858436
OCLC Number: 751801287
Notes: Standard print ed. originally published: London : Ebury, 2011.
Description: 602 pages (large print) : 1 illustration ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. Taking office --
2. Crossing the threshold --
3. First decisions --
4. House in the country --
5. Election speculation --
6. Off to Africa --
7. Festive greetings --
8. Lunch in Beijing, Shanghai and New Delhi --
State visit --
10. Visit to the White House --
11. Campaigns and celebs --
12. Dinner with the historians --
13. Tea in Tokyo --
14. Both sides of the wall --
15. Summer ups and downs --
16. Global financial meltdown --
17. On the stump --
18. Upping my game --
19. First tweets --
20. London calling --
21. Flying the flag in LA --
22. Records and receipts --
23. Italian hospitality --
24. Making a difference --
25. London Fashion Week at Downing Street --
26. Taking the chair at the United Nations --
27. Speaking up --
28. Our changing world --
29. Opening up --
30. And we're off --
31. Final votes and farewell.
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In this personal memoir about life at 10 Downing Street, Sarah Brown shares the secrets of living behind the most famous front door in the world. A passionate campaigner for women and children, she mobilised over a million people through her early adoption of Twitter. Intimate, reflective and funny, this book takes us backstage to reveal what it's like to be an ordinary woman, wife and motehr in extraordinary circumstances.

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