Madam Secretary: A Memoir

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Miamax, Apr 6, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 736 pages
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In this outspoken and much-praised memoir, the highest-ranking woman in American history shares her remarkable story and provides an insider's view of world affairs during a period of unprecedented turbulence. A national bestseller on its first publication in 2003, Madam Secretary combines warm humor with profound insights and personal testament with fascinating additions to the historical record.

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User Review  - msaucier818 - LibraryThing

I am a big fan of Madeleine Albright and this book did not disappoint. This memoir tells the story of Albright's career in service, focusing mostly on her work in the UN and as Secretary of State in ... Read full review

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User Review  - BefuddledPanda - LibraryThing

4.5 stars. This was a long read but it was enjoyable. Albright's humor and writing made the content readable. It was a good balance of history, personal commentary, and reflection. Albright is truly ... Read full review

Contents

Heroes and Villains
3
Becoming an American
22
B est of All Possible Worlds
39
Copyright

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Madeleine Albright, born in Prague, was confirmed as the 64th secretary of state in 1997. Her distinguished career in government includes positions in the National Security Council, as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and on Capitol Hill. She lives in Washington, D.C., and Virginia. Bill Woodward is a foreign policy specialist who has written for John Kerry and Michael Dukakis. He lives on Capitol Hill.

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