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Then, they were twelve : the women of Washington's Embassy Row

Author: Marilyn Séphocle
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The title "Ambassador" conjures up images of a gentleman with a chauffeur-driven limousine, flanked at plush cocktail parties by his perfect wife, who normally handles state dinners, tea parties, and flower arrangements. Sephocle shows how this picture changes completely when the ambassador happens to be a woman, and how the role of the spouse of the ambassador changes as a result. Then, They Were Twelve is a
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Genre/Form: Interviews
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Séphocle, Marilyn, 1961-
Then, they were twelve.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000
(OCoLC)606356880
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Séphocle
ISBN: 0275968332 9780275968335
OCLC Number: 42849609
Description: xv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ambassador Faida Mitifu of the Democratic Republic of Congo --
Ambassador Sonia Picado of Costa Rica --
Ambassador Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis of the Republic of Cyprus --
Ambassador Ivonne A-Baki of Ecuador --
Ambassador Ana Cristina Sol of El Salvador --
Ambassador Eunice Bulane of the Kingdom of Lesotho --
Ambassador Rachel Gbenyon-Diggs of Liberia --
Ambassador Arlette Conzemius of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg --
Ambassador Ljubica Z. Acevska of the Republic of Macedonia --
Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan --
Ambassador Sonia M. Johnny of Saint Lucia --
Ambassador Chan Heng Chee of Singapore --
Ambassador Sheila Sisulu of South Africa --
Ambassador Corinne Averille McKnight of Trinidad and Tobago --
Ambassador Edith Ssempala of Uganda --
Epilogue, Mrs. Alice Pickering on life at the ambassadorial residence.
Responsibility: Marilyn Séphocle ; foreword by Ambassador Andrew Young.

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An historical account of the Washington diplomatic scene of the late 1990s. The author provides a series of candid conversations with women ambassadors from around the globe about their lives, their  Read more...

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