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This child will be great : memoir of a remarkable life by Africa's first woman president

Author: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
From Liberian President Sirleaf--Africa's first elected female president--comes an inspirational memoir about her improbable rise to international prominence, her fight for political freedom, and her unwavering determination to rebuild Liberia in the wake of civil war.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biographies
Biography
biografi
Named Person: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
ISBN: 9780061353475 0061353477 9780061720123 0061720127
OCLC Number: 232978243
Performer(s): Narrated by Robin Miles.
Description: 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The beginning --
Childhood ends --
America again --
The Tolbert years --
The 1980 coup --
Climbing the corporate ladder --
The 1985 elections --
The attempted coup --
Escape --
Equator bank and the Charles Taylor war --
ECOMOG --
UNDP and Rwanda --
War some more/1997 elections --
Self-imposed exile, or exile again --
Accra and the transition --
Becoming President --
Inauguration day --
The first hundred days --
Some challenges ahead --
The future --
Appendix: Inaugural speech by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Responsibility: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Abstract:

From Liberian President Sirleaf--Africa's first elected female president--comes an inspirational memoir about her improbable rise to international prominence, her fight for political freedom, and her unwavering determination to rebuild Liberia in the wake of civil war.
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