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The Resource Extraordinary, ordinary people : a memoir of family, Condoleezza Rice

Extraordinary, ordinary people : a memoir of family, Condoleezza Rice

Label
Extraordinary, ordinary people : a memoir of family
Title
Extraordinary, ordinary people
Title remainder
a memoir of family
Statement of responsibility
Condoleezza Rice
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The personal story of the former Secretary of State traces her childhood in segregated Alabama, describes the influence of people who shaped her life, and pays tribute to her parents' characters and sacrifices
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rice, Condoleezza
Dewey number
327.730092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.R48A3 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rice, Condoleezza
  • Rice, Condoleezza
  • African American families
  • African American families
  • Birmingham (Ala.)
  • Birmingham (Ala.)
  • Stateswomen
  • Women cabinet officers
  • African American women
Label
Extraordinary, ordinary people : a memoir of family, Condoleezza Rice
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329) and index
Contents
Starting early -- The Rays and the Rices -- Married at last -- "Johnny, it's a girl" -- "I need a piano!" -- My parents were teachers -- Something in the water -- School days -- Summer respite -- Turning up the heat in Birmingham -- 1963 -- Integration? -- Tuscaloosa -- Denver again -- Leaving the South behind -- Cancer intrudes -- Starting early (again) -- College years -- A change of direction -- "Rally, sons (and daughters) of Notre Dame" -- A new start -- A lost year -- Senator Stanford's farm -- My rookie season -- The darkest moment of my life -- "The moving van is here" -- Inside the Pentagon -- Back to Stanford -- D.C. again -- "I don't think this is what Karl Marx had in mind" -- Back in California -- Learning compassion -- Finding a new president for Stanford -- Provost of the university -- Tough decisions -- The governor's campaign -- Florida -- "The Saints Go Marching In."
Control code
ocn699764832
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
355 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307888471
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)699764832
Label
Extraordinary, ordinary people : a memoir of family, Condoleezza Rice
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329) and index
Contents
Starting early -- The Rays and the Rices -- Married at last -- "Johnny, it's a girl" -- "I need a piano!" -- My parents were teachers -- Something in the water -- School days -- Summer respite -- Turning up the heat in Birmingham -- 1963 -- Integration? -- Tuscaloosa -- Denver again -- Leaving the South behind -- Cancer intrudes -- Starting early (again) -- College years -- A change of direction -- "Rally, sons (and daughters) of Notre Dame" -- A new start -- A lost year -- Senator Stanford's farm -- My rookie season -- The darkest moment of my life -- "The moving van is here" -- Inside the Pentagon -- Back to Stanford -- D.C. again -- "I don't think this is what Karl Marx had in mind" -- Back in California -- Learning compassion -- Finding a new president for Stanford -- Provost of the university -- Tough decisions -- The governor's campaign -- Florida -- "The Saints Go Marching In."
Control code
ocn699764832
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
355 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307888471
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)699764832

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