@EBOOK ⚝ Condi: The Life of a Steel Magnolia é eBook or E-pub free

There were a handful of biographies of Condoleeza Rice at the library and this one was a mistake I got about two chapters in, and even though I learned a couple of little things where she was from, her mother s general character, where she was during 9 11 , the book was weirdly organized and not captivating enough to not want to try another book. @EBOOK Ö Condi: The Life of a Steel Magnolia ã One Day I Ll Be In That House, Said Ten Year Old Condoleezza Rice As She Gazed Across The White House S Expansive Front LawnOf Course, Condi Made Good On That Promise With Poise And Gracefulness Combined With An Iron Will And Determination Rarely Seen In Washington, Rice Has Become One Of The Most Iconic And Influential Figures On The World Stage This Is Her Story Condi Provides An In Depth Study Of The Life, Faith, And Achievements Of One Of America S Most Fascinating Women From Her Humble Beginnings In Segregated Alabama To Her Academic Career, From Her First Days In Washington To Her Appointment As Secretary Of State And Beyond, Condi Investigates Rice S Rise To Political Prominence Drawing From In Depth Research, Mary Beth Brown Explores How Condi S Parents, Mentors, Faith, And Defining Moments Have Helped Her Grow Into A Position Of Power And Global InfluenceHere Is A Story Of Inspiration, Of Principle, And Of The Limitless Opportunities For Those Who Pursue Their Dreams With Unfailing Hope And Dogged Determination This is a fantastic book which gives new insights into where our former Secretary of State came from It gives a new perspective and shows the trials and tribulations she had to overcome to succeed and become the woman she is today I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to reassure their faith in political figures and humanity in general. This is an awesome book If you ve ever wondered how a young black woman rose to the position of Secretary of State, this is a must read I learned so much from this book, and it also held some surprises. I really enjoyed learning about Condoleeza and her many accomplishments thus far I feel that no matter ones political affiliation, we all stand to learn from the life of this woman and her amazing work ethic, determination and ability to do whatever she puts her mind to. The book was good It was at times hard to follow beacuse it seemed as though the writer was jumping back and forth between various times in Condi s life. If you are interested in women in politics whether a republican or democrat this in insightful book. No matter what religion, race or political party you profess to be, ALL may benefit from learning about this amazing woman Her accomplishments are truly remarkable classical pianist, Stanford Professor and Provost, US National Security Advisor, and Secretary of State, to name a few a skilled diplomat, a fine teacher and administrator, a lady of glamour, and a woman of character and faith, she has the rare and priceless ability to lead and inspire nations Mary Beth BrownTo give you an idea of her faith and character here is a quote from Condi herself I feel that faith allows me to have a kind of optimism about the future You look around you and you see an awful lot of pain and suffering and things that are going wrong It could be oppresive But when I look at my own story or many others that I have seen, I think, How could it possibly be that it has turned out this way Then my only answer is it s God s plan And that makes me very optimistic that this is all working out in a proper way if we all stay close to God and pray and follow in His footsteps Condi, said the Washington Post, is easily one of the administration s most effective communicators She s also among the least likely to come off as fanatical, cranky, intemperate, or possessed by the delusion that she and God are on a first name basis I thoroughly enjoyed learning about Condi my only compaint is that she doesn t want to run for President. I must confess that my wife read this book I only read the beginning and the end, as well as a scattering throughout.C Rice is evidently a brilliant and accomplished person in several fields, as well as a person with a deep faith in God Reading this biography will only increase respect for Ms Rice, although the writing tends toward hagiography at times The opening chapter s description of 9 11 as information came in was interesting to me As was the change in her views as she grew in understanding and matured Her intense study of the soviet union actually led her to conservative personal viewpoints, and equipped her to deal with Yeltsin and other figures at the end of the Soviet Union Her understanding of Islam was probably not so deep I suspect that this weakness kept her from being as successful in shaping US policy in Afghanistan and the middle east.