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Education of an idealist / Samantha Power.

Power, Samantha, (author.).
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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 POW (Text) 36803001110266 BIOGRAPHY Checked out 12/04/2019

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  • ISBN: 9780008274900
  • ISBN: 0008274908
  • ISBN: 9780008274917
  • ISBN: 0008274916
  • Physical Description: xii, 580 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London : William Collins, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Part one. Ireland -- America -- Loss -- Dignity -- Tank man -- Doers -- Risk -- Hearts of darkness -- "Tell Clinton" -- The secret to a long life -- "Go remember" -- "A problem from hell" -- Upstanders -- Going to Washington -- The bat cave -- Yes we can -- Monster -- Victory. Part two. No manual -- Can we go home now? -- April 24th -- Turnaround -- Toolbox -- Revolutions -- All necessary measures -- Let's pray they accomplish something -- One shot -- "Can't be both" -- The red line -- "Chemical weapons were used" -- When America sneezes -- Upside-down land -- Us and them -- Freedom from fear -- Lean on -- Toussaint -- The golden door -- Exit, voice, loyalty -- Shrink the change -- The end -- Afterword.
Summary, etc.:
The Education of an Idealist traces Power's extraordinary journey, from Irish immigrant to human rights activist to US Ambassador to the United Nations. A humorous, stirring, and ultimately unforgettable account of the world-changing power of idealism and of one person's fierce determination to make a difference.
Subject: Power, Samantha.
Human rights advocacy.
United States > Politics and government.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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