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Know your power : a message to America's daughters

Author: Nancy Pelosi; Amy Hill Hearth
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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When Nancy Pelosi became the first woman Speaker of the House, she made history. She gavelled the House to order that day on behalf of all of America's children and said, "We have made history, now let us make progress." Now she continues to inspire women everywhere in this thought-provoking collection of wise words--her own and those of the important people who played pivotal roles in her journey.--From publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Nancy Pelosi; Nancy Pelosi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Pelosi; Amy Hill Hearth
ISBN: 9780385525862 0385525869 9780767929448 0767929446
OCLC Number: 259266145
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 180 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one. Roots and wings --
Never lose faith --
Declarations of independence --
An open house --
Love happens --
Be open to the new --
Part two. Kitchen to Congress --
Recognize opportunity --
Organize, don't agonize --
A voice that will be heard --
"Age quod agis" : do what you are doing --
Think outside the Beltway --
Part three. Know your power --
A seat at the table --
There is no secret sauce --
Remember when you used to cook? --
The qualities you need --
The speaker and the president --
What matters most.
Responsibility: Nancy Pelosi ; with Amy Hill Hearth.

Abstract:

When Nancy Pelosi became the first woman Speaker of the House, she made history. She gavelled the House to order that day on behalf of all of America's children and said, "We have made history, now let us make progress." Now she continues to inspire women everywhere in this thought-provoking collection of wise words--her own and those of the important people who played pivotal roles in her journey.--From publisher description.

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