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The Condoleezza Rice Story

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Baker & Taylor
A portrait of George W. Bush's national security advisor traces her childhood, early musical ambitions, foreign policies, receipt of the NAACP Image Award, and distinguished career as a scholar, professor, provost, and advisor.

Norton Pub
The first biography on the most important woman in U.S. government today, National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush, by the author of Laura: America's First Lady, First Mother. As National Security Advisor to the president and winner of the NAACP Image Award, Condoleezza Rice has never wasted time getting where she wants to go, and for the first time, this biography tells the story of her remarkable lifefrom her precocious childhood to her dreams of becoming a concert pianist to her role as the president's most trusted advisor, following a distinguished career as scholar, professor, provost, and foreign policy advisorall by the age of 47. Condi, as she is known, was named after a musical term, con dolcezzato play "with sweetness"by her music-loving parents who, both educators, set forth a standard of excellence for their only child that would give her the "twice as good" edge that was necessary to be on an even standing with her white peers in segregated Birmingham, Alabama, in 1954. Topics covered include: A sweeping, intriguing look at the Rice family legacy, from slave owners and slaves to "evangelists of education" and finally to a prominent government figure and presidential advisor
The big switch: why Rice changed her career goal from concert pianist to scholar
Point-by-point look at Rice's foreign policy outlook on Russia, China, Israel, Afghanistan, and other nations


Book News
In this first biography of national security advisor Rice (b. 1954), the author of Laura: America's First Lady, First Mother traces Rice's rise to most powerful woman in the current Bush administration from her childhood in segregated Birmingham. Includes family photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
As National Security Advisor and a close confidant to President George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice is the most influential woman in the history of the United States government, and perhaps one of the most famous black women in the world. Her latest stint in Washington, D.C., follows a distinguished career as scholar, professor, provost, and foreign policy advisor that has taken her from Birmingham, Alabama, to Denver, Colorado, to Palo Alto, California, to the White House - all by the age of 47.

Baker
& Taylor

A portrait of George W. Bush's national security advisor traces her precocious childhood, early musical ambitions, foreign policies, receipt of the NAACP Image Award, and distinguished career as a scholar, professor, provost, and advisor. 50,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Newmarket Press, [2002]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9781557045393
1557045399
Branch Call Number: 355.033 RICE FELIX
Characteristics: xi, 259 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm

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