Extraordinary, Ordinary People

Extraordinary, Ordinary People

[a Memoir of Family]

Audiobook CD - 2010
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Condoleezza Rice, the former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Advisor, presents a stunning memoir that goes deeper than just her political career. Here, Rice unveils the story of a young woman coming into her own in a turbulent, ever-changing world and examines how her parents and tight-knit community helped her rise above the violent and extreme racism of her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, succeed at the prestigious Stanford University, and go toe-to-toe with world leaders
Publisher: [United States] : Random House, Inc., [2010]
Copyright Date: ℗2010
ISBN: 9780307750631
0307750639
Branch Call Number: CD BOOK BIO Rice, C 2010
Characteristics: 7 sound discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Random House Audio Publishing

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werblow Jun 05, 2011

A wonderful story of a family of love, and purpose. Reading by the author made it so much more enjoyable.

The building of her career and the brilliance of her mind were a reaffirming of the imprortance of the Affirmative Action laws that helped to expedite the righting of racial wrongdoing over the years.

Her self assurance is a testament to the power of a loving home life in enabling a person to become their best self. This was a very inspirational read.

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