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Hard Choices

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'All of us face hard choices in our lives,' Hillary Rodham Clinton writes at the start of this personal chronicle of years at the centre of world events. 'Life is about making such choices. Our choices and how we handle them shape the people we become.' In the aftermath of her 2008 presidential run, she expected to return to representing New York in the Unites States Senate. To her surprise, her formal rival for the Democratic Party nomination, newly elected President Barack Obama, asked her to serve in his administration as Secretary of State. This memoir is the story of the four extraordinary and historic years that followed, and the hard choices that she and her colleagues confronted. Secretary Clinton and President Obama had to decide how to repair fractured alliances, wind down two wars and address a global financial crisis. They faced a rising competitor in China, growing threats from Iran and North Korea, and revolutions across the Middle East.  By the end of her tenure, Secretary Clinton had visited 112 countries and gained a global perspective on many of the major trends reshaping the landscape of the twenty-first century, from economic inequality to climate change to revolutions in energy, communications and health.

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Author(s):
Clinton, Hilary R.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x153x55
EAN-13:
9781471131509
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1471131509
ISBN-13:
9781471131509
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
635
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster UK 2014
Title:
Hard choices

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'All of us face hard choices in our lives,' Hillary Rodham Clinton writes at the start of this personal chronicle of years at the centre of world events. 'Life is about making such choices. Our choices and how we handle them shape the people we become.' In the aftermath of her 2008 presidential run, she expected to return to representing New York in the Unites States Senate. To her surprise, her formal rival for the Democratic Party nomination, newly elected President Barack Obama, asked her to serve in his administration as Secretary of State. This memoir is the story of the four extraordinary and historic years that followed, and the hard choices that she and her colleagues confronted. Secretary Clinton and President Obama had to decide how to repair fractured alliances, wind down two wars and address a global financial crisis. They faced a rising competitor in China, growing threats from Iran and North Korea, and revolutions across the Middle East.  By the end of her tenure, Secretary Clinton had visited 112 countries and gained a global perspective on many of the major trends reshaping the landscape of the twenty-first century, from economic inequality to climate change to revolutions in energy, communications and health.

Author(s):
Clinton, Hilary R.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x153x55
EAN-13:
9781471131509
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1471131509
ISBN-13:
9781471131509
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
635
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster UK 2014
Title:
Hard choices

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