Condoleezza Rice : A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me (Paperback)

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In this captivating memoir for young people, looking back with candor and affection, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice evokes in rich detail her remarkable childhood.

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Publisher Random House Childrens Books
Mfg Part# 9780385738804
SKU 221165461
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0385738803
Release Date 1/10/2012
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Editors Note In this captivating memoir for young people, looking back with candor and affection, Condoleezza Rice evokes in rich detail her remarkable childhood.Her life began in the comparatively placid 1950s in Birmingham, Alabama, where black people lived in a segregated parallel universe to their white neighbors. She grew up during the violent and shocking 1960s, when bloodshed became a part of daily life in the South. Rice’s portrait of her parents, John and Angelena, highlights their ambitions and frustrations and shows how much they sacrificed to give their beloved only child the best chance for success. Rice also discusses the challenges of being a precocious child who was passionate about music, ice skating, history, and current affairs. Her memoir reveals with vivid clarity how her early experiences sowed the seeds of her political beliefs and helped her become a vibrant, successful woman.Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Parents and Me is a fascinating and inspirational story for young people.From the Hardcover edition.
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Number of Pages 0336
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