eBook Gorbachev epub

by Gail Sheehy

eBook Gorbachev epub
  • ISBN: 0749307080
  • Author: Gail Sheehy
  • Genre: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Politics & Government
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Mandarin (September 5, 1991)
  • Pages: 480 pages
  • ePUB size: 1156 kb
  • FB2 size 1786 kb
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Gail Sheehy (born Gail Henion on November 27, 1937) is an American author, journalist, and lecturer. She is the author of seventeen books and numerous high-profile articles for magazines such as New York and Vanity Fair

Gail Sheehy (born Gail Henion on November 27, 1937) is an American author, journalist, and lecturer. She is the author of seventeen books and numerous high-profile articles for magazines such as New York and Vanity Fair

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Of the many works on Gorbachev and his policies, Sheehy's perhaps best conveys her subject's ambition and self-assurance in a life of profound discontinuity.

Sheehy's narrative style is conversational and breezy, but the ease with which this book may be read should not mislead anyone as to its serious and rigorous scholarship. She hunts down the enigmatic character of Gorbachev as a sleuth would uncover an intriguing, challenging mystery. She fits bits of evidence together until, piece by piece, a mosaic begins to emerge of a dominant, confident, energetic, fascinating man who is doomed to failure. Of the many works on Gorbachev and his policies, Sheehy's perhaps best conveys her subject's ambition and self-assurance in a life of profound discontinuity.

If Mikhail S. Gorbachev reads Gail Sheehy's character study of Mikhail S. .As the story moves forward, Ms. Sheehy relies heavily on a coterie of friends Mr. Gorbachev made as a student at Moscow State University. Gorbachev - and chances are good that he will, given the support she received from some of his closest aides - he may be startled by the leaps of mind reading. For exceptional individuals, like Gorbachev," she says in her new book, "such passages assume the dimensions of deep personal transformations - they become in some ways different people. What works as popular psychology does not necessarily work as biography.

Journalist, lecturer, and the author of 17 books, including the best-selling PASSAGES

Journalist, lecturer, and the author of 17 books, including the best-selling PASSAGES. My newest project is Millennial World. By Annette Hinkle It’s long been said that music has the power to heal, and while the pessimists among us may argue that this sentiment is nothing more than wishful thinking, in the spring of 2018, journalist and author Gail Sheehy witnessed firsthan. November 20 at 11:07 AM ·. TRUMP'S MENTAL UN-FITNESS by Gail Sheehy. Are you following the accelerated mental meltdown of mob boss Trump as he fights the facts in impeachment hearings?.

Gail Sheehy is famous for her in-depth profiles of influential people, as well as her 1976 book on common adult life crises. Throughout her career, she's written in-depth character portraits of Hillary Clinton, Michael Gorbachev and Margaret Thatcher, among others. Now she turns her eye inward, in her new memoir Daring: My Passages. She's also dug deep into people's lives and personalities more broadly. Her influential 1976 bestseller Passages examined the predictable crises people experience as they age, and follow-ups like The Silent Passage: Menopause and Understanding Men's Passages continued to map how people change as time goes on.

Gail Sheehy (born November 27, 1937) is an American author, journalist, and lecturer. She is the author of seventeen books, including Passages (1976), named by the Library of Congress one of the ten most influential books of our times. Sheehy has written biographies and character studies of major twentieth-century leaders, including Hillary Clinton, both presidents Bush, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev. Her latest book, Daring: My Passages, (Sept Contents.

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The author of Passages, a book that changed millions of lives, now lays bare her own life passages in a captivating memoir that reveals her harrowing and ultimately triumphant path from groundbreaking 1960s "girl" journalist to fearless bestselling author who made a career of excavating cultural taboos-from sex, menopause, and midlife crisis to illness, caregiving, and death

A biography of the Soviet leader, based on new sources and interviews with those who know him well, from childhood and university friends to party and Central Committee colleagues. The author is the political editor of "Vanity Fair" and her previous books include "The Spirit of Survival".
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