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Lessons from the Edge: A Memoir

Marie Yovanovitch

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Format:
Hardback (BB)
ISBN:
9780358457541
Published:
07 Feb 2022
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Dimensions:
368 pages - 228 x 152 x 32mm

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By the time she became US Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch had seen her share of corruption, instability, and tragedy in developing countries. But it came as a shock when, in early 2019, she was recalled from her post after a smear campaign by President Trump’s personal attorney and his associates - men operating outside of normal governmental channels, and apparently motivated by personal gain. Her courageous participation in the subsequent impeachment inquiry earned Yovanovitch the nation’s respect, and her dignified response to the president’s attacks won our hearts. She has reclaimed her own narrative, first with her lauded congressional testimony, and now with this memoir. A child of parents who survived Soviet and Nazi terror, Yovanovitch’s life and work have taught her the preciousness of democracy as well as the dangers of corruption. Lessons from the Edge follows the arc of her career as she develops into the person we came to know during the impeachment proceedings.
An inspiring and urgent memoir by the ambassador who electrified the nation by speaking truth to power.
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