Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!

The Education of an Idealist
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Promotional Information

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

About the Author

Samantha Power founded the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University, and is now a faculty affiliate. From 1993 to 1996 she covered the wars in Yugoslavia as a reporter for US News and the Economist. A native of Ireland, she moved to the US in 1979 at the age of nine, and graduated from Yale University and Harvard Law School.

Reviews

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

AN IRISH TIMES BESTSELLER

AN OBAMA FAVOURITE BOOK OF 2019

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY:
The New York Times * Time * The Economist * The Washington Post * Vanity Fair * Times Literary Supplement

'Her highly personal and reflective memoir ... is a must-read for anyone who cares about our role in a changing world.'
Barack Obama

'Samantha Power's book is honest, personal, revealing. It is about the development of a young woman's inner strength and self-knowledge. But it is also a political book, alert to both the power of political will and its limitations.'
Colm Toibin

'A beautiful memoir about the times we're living in and the questions we must ask ourselves ... I honestly couldn't put it down'
Cheryl Strayed

'This is a wonderful book ... The interweaving of Power's personal story, family story, diplomatic history and moral arguments is executed seamlessly and with unblinking honesty'
New York Times

'One of the best-written political memoirs of recent years' Fareed Zakaria

'It's a profound, heart wrenching, uplifting, and emotional journey through her life and what she's seen'
Sophia Bush

'An unusually engaging political memoir...Power is an excellent storyteller, with a deft touch with anecdotes and a nice sense of humour.'
Times Literary Supplement

'Refreshingly frank and self-deprecating ... An energizing reminder that conscience has a place in the process of shaping foreign policy'
TIME Magazine

'Uniquely personal and absorbing ... A riveting fly-on-the wall insight.'
Irish Times

'Engaging ... Power's memoir is an insider's account of foreign-policy-making, and an intensely personal one.'
Economist

'Lively ... And strikingly personal ...[Power] writes vividly and lucidly here about her turn in the international spotlight.'
Vogue

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling The Education of an Idealist on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top