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King Peggy : an American secretary, her royal destiny, and the inspiring story of how she changed an African village

Author: Peggielene Bartels; Eleanor Herman
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"King Peggy" is the charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiography
Named Person: Peggielene Bartels; Peggielene Bartels; Peggielene Bartels
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggielene Bartels; Eleanor Herman
ISBN: 9780385534321 0385534329
OCLC Number: 727511700
Description: 333 pages, [8] pages of plates : map, plates ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Washington, D.C., August-September 2008 --
Ghana, September 2009 --
Washington, D.C., November 2008-September 2009 --
Ghana, September-November 2009 --
Washington, D.C., November 2009-September 2010 --
Ghana, September-October 2010.
Responsibility: Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman.

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"King Peggy" is the charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa.

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Enjoyable Story About a Remarkable Woman and a Village in Ghana

by whisner (WorldCat user published 2012-09-05) Excellent Permalink

The remarkable circumstance at the beginning of this book is the selection of Peggy Bartels, a secretary in Ghana's embassy in Washington, to be king of Otuam, a fishing village in Ghana. She had immigrated to the U.S. decades before and had become  a U.S. citizen. When her uncle, who had been...
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