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The Secretary: A Journey With Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power
By Kim Ghattas and Kate Reading (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Tantor Media Inc
Publication date March 29, 2013
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Mp3 una
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781452662183
ISBN-10 1452662185
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Original list price $34.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: In November 2008, Hillary Clinton agreed to work for her former rival. As President Barack Obama's secretary of state, she set out to repair America's image around the world-and her own. For the following four years, BBC foreign correspondent Kim Ghattas had unparalleled access to Clinton and her entourage, and she weaves a fast-paced, gripping account of life on the road with Clinton in The Secretary. With the perspective of one who is both an insider and an outsider, Ghattas draws on extensive interviews with Clinton, administration officials, and players in Washington as well as overseas, to paint an intimate and candid portrait of one of the most powerful global politicians. Filled with fresh insights, The Secretary provides a captivating analysis of Clinton's brand of diplomacy and the Obama administration's efforts to redefine American power in the twenty-first century. Populated with a cast of real-life characters, The Secretary tells the story of Clinton's transformation from popular but polarizing politician to America's envoy to the world in compelling detail and with all the tension of high stakes diplomacy. From her evolving relationship with President Obama to the drama of WikiLeaks and the turmoil of the Arab Spring, we see Clinton cheerfully boarding her plane at 3 a.m. after no sleep, reading the riot act to the Chinese, and going through her diplomatic checklist before signing on to war in Libya-all the while trying to restore American leadership in a rapidly changing world. Viewed through Ghattas's vantage point as a half-Dutch, half-Lebanese citizen who grew up in the crossfire of the Lebanese civil war, The Secretary is also the author's own journey as she seeks to answer the questions that haunted her childhood. How powerful is America really? And, if it is in decline, who or what will replace it and what will it mean for America and the world?

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With Kim Ghattas | Unabridged edition from Tantor Media Inc (March 29, 2013)
9781452612188 | details & prices | 5.50 × 6.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.68 lbs | List price $49.99
About: In November 2008, Hillary Clinton agreed to work for her former rival.
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With Kim Ghattas | Mp3 una edition from Tantor Media Inc (March 29, 2013)
9781452662183 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $34.99
About: In November 2008, Hillary Clinton agreed to work for her former rival.

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