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Hell and other destinations : a 21st-century memoir

Author: Madeleine Korbel Albright; William Woodward
Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Leaving office in 2001 as America's first female Secretary of State, Albright considered the possibilities: she could write, teach, travel, give speeches, start a business, fight for democracy, help to empower women, campaign for favored political candidates, spend more time with her grandchildren. Instead of choosing one or two, she decided to do it all. Her memoir of the past twenty years is a haze of constant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Madeleine Korbel Albright; Madeleine Korbel Albright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine Korbel Albright; William Woodward
ISBN: 9780062802255 0062802259
OCLC Number: 1108910083
Description: xi, 370 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Afterlife --
Voice lessons --
From the ground up --
"Do not be angry" --
Quicksand --
Clubbing --
Professor Maddy --
Bulls --
Democrats with a small d --
A foothold --
Things unseen --
Advise and dissent --
Companions --
Digging out --
Making of the President 2008 --
First light --
Thought and purpose --
The serpent's tale --
Muscles in Brussels --
A bigger sea --
Puzzles --
Inferno --
R-E-S-P-E-C-T --
"You are just like your grandmother" --
Leaving --
Cradle of civilization --
Breathless --
Midnight --
A warning --
Unhinged --
Renewal --
Shadows and light --
Journal of Růžena Spieglová.
Other Titles: 21st-century memoir
Twenty-first century memoir
Responsibility: Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward.

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Leaving office in 2001 as America's first female Secretary of State, Albright considered the possibilities: she could write, teach, travel, give speeches, start a business, fight for democracy, help to empower women, campaign for favored political candidates, spend more time with her grandchildren. Instead of choosing one or two, she decided to do it all. Her memoir of the past twenty years is a haze of constant motion: navigating half a dozen professions, clashing with presidents and prime ministers, learning every day.

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