This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President

3.88 avg rating
( 1,028 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780061353475: This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President

“The first thing to be said about Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s This Child Will Be Great is that it is exceptionally well written, a true story that seems as much a thriller as the remembrances of an ambitious and brave woman. . . . This timely book, essential for anyone who hopes to understand West Africa in general and Liberia in particular, is a lesson in courage and perseverance.”
Washington Post

From Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf—Africa’s first elected female president—comes an inspirational memoir about her improbable rise to international prominence, her fight for political freedom, and her unwavering determination to rebuild Liberia in the wake of civil war.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

In January 2006, after the Republic of Liberia had been racked by fourteen years of brutal civil conflict, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf—Africa's "Iron Lady"—was sworn in as president, an event that marked a tremendous turning point in the history of the West African nation.

In this stirring memoir, Sirleaf shares the inside story of her rise to power, including her early childhood; her experiences with abuse, imprisonment, and exile; and her fight for democracy and social justice. This compelling tale of survival reveals Sirleaf's determination to succeed in multiple worlds: from her studies in the United States to her work as an international bank executive to her election campaigning in some of Liberia's most desperate and war-torn villages and neighborhoods. It is also the story of an outspoken political and social reformer who, despite danger, fought the oppression of dictators and championed change. By sharing her story, Sirleaf encourages women everywhere to pursue leadership roles at the highest levels of power, and gives us all hope that, with perseverance, we can change the world.

About the Author:

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received several prestigious awards, including the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom. She holds numerous degrees, among them a master's in public administration from Harvard University. President Sirleaf lives in Monrovia, Liberia.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Published by Harper (2009)
ISBN 10: 0061353477 ISBN 13: 9780061353475
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061353477

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
16.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson
Published by Harper 2009-04-07 (2009)
ISBN 10: 0061353477 ISBN 13: 9780061353475
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper 2009-04-07, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. 0061353477 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0061353477

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
15.16
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.06
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Africas First Woman President by Kim McLarin and E
ISBN 10: 0061353477 ISBN 13: 9780061353475
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800613534751.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
22.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.06
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson
Published by Harper (2009)
ISBN 10: 0061353477 ISBN 13: 9780061353475
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061353477

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
28.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.30
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson
Published by Harper
ISBN 10: 0061353477 ISBN 13: 9780061353475
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0061353477 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0019513

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
47.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.83
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds