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Colin Powell (A&E Biography)

Reggie Finlayson

Colin Powell (A&E Biography)

by Reggie Finlayson

  • 52 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • African American generals,
  • Biography,
  • Generals,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Statesmen,
  • United States,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10943052M
    ISBN 100606283323
    ISBN 109780606283328

      Powell, while a far more adept public figure than Cheney, falls just short of him in bureaucratic skills and is bedeviled, in Mann’s telling, by . My American Journey by Powell, Colin L.; Persico, Joseph E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. ( ) -- Exemplary leadership is a key aspect of military service, and one former Secretary of State Colin Powell learned while 2nd Brigade commander at Fort Campbell. Retired four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell is considered one of the most respected leaders in the U.S. Author Oren Harari’s short 6/10().

    At a book signing event at a Crown Books store, General Colin Powell talked to reporters. He talked about his future plans, including whether he would run . Whether you are a political junkie, a military buff, or just interested in a good story, My American Journey is a book well worth reading.”—San Diego Union Tribune “Colin Powell’s candid, introspective autobiography is a joy for all with an appetite for well-written political and social commentary.”—The Detroit News.

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The Powell Principles: 24 Lessons from Colin Powell, A Legendary Leader (The McGraw-Hill Professional Education Series) by Oren Harari | out of 5 stars Colin Powell is a leader amongst leaders and this book goes a long way to showing why.

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Whether you are a political junkie, a military buff, or just interested in a good story, My American Journey is a book well worth reading.”—San Diego Union Tribune “Colin Powell's candid, introspective autobiography Colin Powell book a joy for all with an appetite for well-written political and social commentary.”—The Detroit News.

From the PublisherBrand: Random House Publishing Group. Colin Powell's New Book: War With Iraq Never Debated By Dan Froomkin WASHINGTON -- In his new book, former Secretary of State Colin Powell provides what may be the most authoritative confirmation yet that there was never a considered debate in the George W.

Bush White House about whether going to war in Iraq was really a good idea. “The president sometimes had difficulty gauging the extent of Colin’s dissatisfaction,” Condoleezza Rice, Bush’s national security adviser, recalled in the book.

Powell worried that “if. General Colin L. Powell. K likes. Gen. Colin L. Powell, a year veteran of the U.S. Army, is the former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ers: K. General Colin Luther Powell, United States Army (Ret.) KCB (Honorary) is an American politician.

He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (), serving under President George W. 4/5. Colin Powell, in full Colin Luther Powell, (born April 5,New York, New York, U.S.), U.S.

general and statesman. He was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (–93) and secretary of state (–05), the first African American to hold either position. The son of Jamaican immigrants, Powell grew up in the Harlem and South Bronx sections of New York.

In Today’s Heroes: Colin Powell, learn the inspiring story of how an average kid from the Bronx grew up to become the first African-American ever appointed as Secretary of State. In fourth grade Colin Powell was put in the slow class, and in high school he only got Cs, but when he joined the ROTC while in college, his life changed/5(2).

The New York Times Book Review Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army.

The rest is history--Vietnam, the Pentagon, Panama, Desert Storm--but a history that until now Cited by:   In Colin Powell’s book, It Worked for Me, he details his early life living with his Jamaican-born parents in the South Bronx of New York, working summers and Christmases at a baby furniture.

It is good to be in the hands of a professional: Jeffrey Matthews of the University of Puget Sound offers a well-constructed, well-written, scholarly biography of his subject, Colin Powell, who was born in and has remained a popular public figure long after his retirement from government in.

Shop new, used, rare, and out-of-print books. Powell's is an independent bookstore based in Portland, Oregon. Browse staff picks, author features, and more. About this Item: Random House, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Signed by Colin Powell New York, ; First Edition; ISBN: ; white paper over boards with blue cloth spine; in illustrated dust jacket; some wear to edges of jacket; bookplate on free front endpaper signed by Colin Powell; text is clean; pages; illustrated; 8vo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4".

From the son of immigrant parents in Harlem to commander of Desert Storm, Colin Powell himself tells the story of his life that has come to embody the American dream. "Updated to include his remarks to the United Nations on the crisis in Iraq"--CoverPages:   Colin Powell's new memoir, It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership, is a collection of lessons learned and anecdotes drawn from his childhood in the Bronx, his military training and career, and.

Author: Colin Powell, Book: It Worked for Me (Enhanced Edition): In Life and Leadership () and other, read online free in EPUB,TXT at BOOK REVIEW by : This book is Colin Powell's autobiography, beginning with growing up in the ethnically-diverse neighborhood of the South Bronx in New York City of the s, and ending with his service in the Clinton Administration in the s.

The book is written in a short, pithy style, reflecting Powell’s own direct approach. While the principles Harari uncovers are not innovative, they are comprehensive and practical.

Charged with maintaining an international coalition in the ongoing war on terrorism, Powell has been thrust into one of the world’s most important leadership roles.8/10(). Title: It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership Authors: Colin Powell and Tony Koltz.

Publisher: Harper, ISBNpages Colin Powell is an American icon. A former U.S.Colin Powell is the first in-depth probing into the rise of a man who is arguably, says the author, the first African-American in a position of major national prominence that the general public - black, white, and Hispanic - is ready to judge on merit alone.

Long a key figure in the upper echelons of government, Operation Desert Shield, and later Desert Storm, made General 5/5(1).

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