The secretary : a journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the heart of American power / Kim Ghattas.
Author: Ghattas, Kim.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Times Books/Henry Holt, 2013.
ISBN: 9780805095111 (hbk.)
Description: x, 357 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Clinton, Hillary Rodham.
Cabinet officers United States Biography.
Women cabinet officers United States Biography.
United States Foreign relations 2009-
Contents: pt. 1. Who do you call? ; Hillary reconquers the world ; From Was hington to Beirut ; No natural growth ; The shrink will see you now ; Halloween in Jerusalem -- pt. 2. Camels are ugly ; Whirling dervishes and Brazilian samba ; Meet me at the fair ; Meet me in the sea ; Making the cut -- pt. 3. I want to break through ; This is not about us ; Sarko's war ; Summer of disparate discontents ; Help us help you ; Chariman of the Board ; Conclusion.
Summary: The BBC foreign correspondent offers an account of life on the road with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, providing an analysis of Clinton's brand of diplomacy and the Obama administration's efforts to redefine American power in the 21st century.