A Soldier's Way

Author(s): Colin Powell


Powell writes of his difficulties as well as the triumphs that marked his rise from a boyhood in the Bronx to the rank of four-star US General, National Security Advisor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, mastermind of Desert Storm, and President George W. Bush's Secretary of State.

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The life story of a young boy from the Bronx who grew up to live the American dream.

Colin Powell was born in New York City. He was a professional soldier for 35 years, during which time he won numerous US and foreign military decorations and rose to the rank of Four-star General. In December 2000, he was nominated by President Bush as Secretary of State, the first African-American to hold such high office. Joseph E. Persico is the author of biographies on Nelson Rockefeller and former CIA chief William J. Casey. His work Nuremberg: Infamy on Trial was hailed by Howard K. Smith as the 'best account' of the trial.

General Fields

  • : 9780099439936SECA
  • : archi
  • : archi
  • : November 2001
  • : 197mm X 129mm X 49mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 48pp b/w halftones
  • : Colin Powell
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : 355.331092
  • : 656