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Author Johnson-Sirleaf, Ellen, 1938-

Title This child will be great : memoir of a remarkable life by Africa's first woman president / Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Publication Info. New York : Harper, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Biography - MPLG-1  B JOH    DUE 10-07-23
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  966.62 JOH    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The beginning -- Childhood ends -- America again -- The Tolbert years -- The 1980 coup -- Climbing the corporate ladder -- The 1985 elections -- The attempted coup -- Escape -- Equator bank and the Charles Taylor war -- ECOMOG -- UNDP and Rwanda -- War some more/1997 elections -- Self-imposed exile, or exile again -- Accra and the transition -- Becoming President -- Inauguration day -- The first hundred days -- Some challenges ahead -- The future -- Appendix: Inaugural speech by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Summary From Liberian President 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.
Subject Johnson-Sirleaf, Ellen, 1938-
Presidents -- Liberia -- Biography.
Women presidents -- Liberia -- Biography.
Liberia -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Liberia -- Biography.
ISBN 9780061353475 (acid-free paper)
0061353477 (acid-free paper)

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