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Education of an idealist

Author: Samantha Power
Publisher: London : William Collins, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Education of an Idealist traces Power's extraordinary journey, from Irish immigrant to human rights activist to US Ambassador to the United Nations. A humorous, stirring, and ultimately unforgettable account of the world-changing power of idealism and of one person's fierce determination to make a difference.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Named Person: Samantha Power; Samantha Power
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samantha Power
ISBN: 9780008274900 0008274908 9780008274917 0008274916
OCLC Number: 1089506035
Description: xii, 580 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part one. Ireland --
America --
Loss --
Dignity --
Tank man --
Doers --
Risk --
Hearts of darkness --
"Tell Clinton" --
The secret to a long life --
"Go remember" --
"A problem from hell" --
Upstanders --
Going to Washington --
The bat cave --
Yes we can --
Monster --
Victory. Part two. No manual --
Can we go home now? --
April 24th --
Turnaround --
Toolbox --
Revolutions --
All necessary measures --
Let's pray they accomplish something --
One shot --
"Can't be both" --
The red line --
"Chemical weapons were used" --
When America sneezes --
Upside-down land --
Us and them --
Freedom from fear --
Lean on --
Toussaint --
The golden door --
Exit, voice, loyalty --
Shrink the change --
The end --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Samantha Power.

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