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Madeleine Albright
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Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 4 years ago
I found this book fascinating. While telling of her childhood in and out of Czechoslovakia during WWII, Madeleine Albright also gives a history of Czechoslovakia as well as the politics that were occurring during the war. This is the first time I have been given a political history of what is happen...
KOMET rated it 10 years ago
Madeleine Albright has written a very fascinating and compelling book, shedding light on her native Czechoslovakia and its history, her parents and the challenges faced by their generation, her extended family, and her formative years (up to age 10). Prior to 1918, Czechoslovakia existed only as ...
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Ciska's Book Chest rated it 10 years ago
AuthorMadeleine Korbel Albright (born Marie Jana Korbelov√°) was the first woman to become United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996 and was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate 99-0. She was sworn in on January 23, 1997.ReviewNorma...
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Chrissie's Books rated it 10 years ago
On completion:Never was I bored when I listened to this book. Never was I confused by the facts. The balance between historical detail and personal family events was perfect. I enjoyed that the history of Czechoslovakia during the war was thoroughly covered as well as what happened to her family. I ...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 11 years ago
Rating = 3.5 starsI rounded up rather than down because the book gave me a completely different perspective on World War II. Specifically, how the betrayal at Munich looked from the Czechoslovakian viewpoint. They were abandoned by their sworn allies when Hitler invaded. I once heard a recording of ...
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