Madam Secretary (HB)

Author(s): Madeleine Albright

Political

A national bestseller on its original publication in 2003, Madam Secretary is a riveting account of the life of America's first woman Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. For eight years, during Bill Clinton's two presidential terms, Albright was a high-level participant in some of the most dramatic events of our time--from the pursuit of peace in the Middle East to NATO's intervention in the Balkans to America's troubled relations with Iran and Iraq. In this thoughtful memoir, one of the most admired women in U.S. history reflects on her remarkable personal story, including her upbringing in war-torn Europe and the balancing of career and family responsibilities, and on America's leading role in a changing world.


With a new epilogue by the author, Madam Secretary offers an inimitable blend of Albright's warm humor, probing insights, and distinctive ideas.

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"Albright is frank, assertive. . . . straight-shooting."--"The New York Times"

Madeleine Albright is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Prague Winter, Memo to the President, The Mighty and the Almighty, and Read My Pins. She was U.S. Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001. Her distinguished career of public service includes positions in the National Security Council, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and on Capitol Hill.

General Fields

  • : 9780062265463
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : 0.662245
  • : December 2012
  • : 229mm X 152mm X 29mm
  • : United States
  • : May 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Madeleine Albright
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd edition
  • : English
  • : 973.929/092 B
  • : 592
  • : Four Eight-Page Colour Inserts