Benazir Bhutto: From Prison to Prime Minister

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iUniverse, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 140 pages
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This biography of Pakistan's only woman prime minister to be elected twice describes her childhood in Karachi and her university years at Harvard and Oxford. The jails and homes of her arrest during ten years are covered in vivid detail as well as her arranged marriage and political leadership.

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So far this is a good book for middle school students to use to learn about Benazir Bhutto and author bias. Read full review

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Hughes is also an editor and playwright. She has freelanced for major newspapers in Africa and Asia. For ten years, Libby was drama critic and feature writer for a chain of newspapers on Cape Cod.

Benazir Bhutto was the prime minister of Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and from 1993 to 1996, and the chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party. Born in 1953 in Karachi, Bhutto was the first woman ever to lead a Muslim state. She lived in exile from 1999 until her return to Pakistan in October 2007, two months before her assassination.

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