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Nancy Pelosi : a biography

Author: Elaine S Povich
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Nancy Pelosi, the first female Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, focusing on her life from childhood through adulthood, and detailing the events that shaped her political career, and includes a historical timeline.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Nancy Pelosi; Nancy Pelosi; Nancy Pelosi
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine S Povich
ISBN: 9780313345708 0313345708
OCLC Number: 192081596
Description: xx, 152 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Baltimore beginnings --
College and marriage --
Children and volunteering --
Running for office --
Rookie Representative --
Earthquake! --
The Presidio --
Tiananmen Square --
AIDS --
Fundraiser --
Keeping secrets --
The whip race --
Minority leader --
Breaking the marble ceiling --
The Iraq War --
Speaker of the House --
Pelosi's power.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Elaine S. Povich.
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A veteran Washington correspondent charts the political ascent of Nancy Pelosi, the first woman to serve as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Read more...

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