Speaking for Myself

Speaking for Myself

My Life From Liverpool to Downing Street

Book - 2008
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Grand Central Pub
Even if she hadn't married Tony Blair, Cherie's story would have been amazing. Abandoned by her actor father, she overcame obstacles to become one of the UK's most successful barristers. But when Labour took power in 1997, she faced new challenges: her husband was the first Prime Minister in recent history with a young family, and Cherie was the first PM's wife with a serious career.


Now, she gives a complete account of her own life--an astonishing journey for a woman whose unconventional childhood was full of drama and who grew up with a fierce sense of justice. In her autobiography she reveals for the first time what it was like to combine life as a working mother with life married to the Prime Minister. She writes about her encounters with scores of foreign leaders and her friendships with Presidents Clinton and Bush, as well as with Hillary and Laura. And she offers inside details of her relationships with the royals, including Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Princess Diana.

Baker & Taylor
The personal story of Tony Blair's wife describes the abandonment of her actor father, the obstacles she overcame to become a successful barrister, and the unique challenges of being married to a prime minister while maintaining a young family and a serious career, in an intimate account that also describes her relationships with American presidential families and the British royals.

Hachette Book Group
Even if she hadn't married Tony Blair, Cherie's story would have been amazing. Abandoned by her actor father, she overcame obstacles to become one of the UK's most successful barristers. But when Labour took power in 1997, she faced new challenges: her husband was the first Prime Minister in recent history with a young family, and Cherie was the first PM's wife with a serious career.


Now, she gives a complete account of her own life--an astonishing journey for a woman whose unconventional childhood was full of drama and who grew up with a fierce sense of justice. In her autobiography she reveals for the first time what it was like to combine life as a working mother with life married to the Prime Minister. She writes about her encounters with scores of foreign leaders and her friendships with Presidents Clinton and Bush, as well as with Hillary and Laura. And she offers inside details of her relationships with the royals, including Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Princess Diana.

Baker
& Taylor

The personal story of Tony Blair's wife describes the abandonment of her actor father, the obstacles she overcame to become a successful barrister, and the unique challenges of being married to a prime minister while maintaining a young family and a serious career.

Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008
Edition: 1st North American ed
ISBN: 9780316031455
0316031453
Characteristics: xiii, 354 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm

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