The Secretary: A Journey With Hillary Clinton From Beirut To The Heart Of American Power is an interesting book that is based on the life and journey of Hillary Clinton throughout her tenure as the Secretary of State of the United States of America.
Summary Of The Book
The Secretary: A Journey With Hillary Clinton From Beirut To The Heart Of American Power is a book that provides its readers with an in-depth account about Hillary Clinton, who is arguably the most powerful woman in the world today. This is owing to the fact that she has been in one of the most powerful positions as the Secretary of State of America.
The book begins with Hillary stepping into her role as Secretary of State. This book talks about various global events such as Obama’s new administrative changes, the Wikileaks episode, issues with Iran, and the assassination of Osama Bin Laden. In this book, Ghatta throws light on the highly professional attitude of Clinton, and also events where Clinton had made certain gaffes. Highlighting the extremely busy and taxing schedule of this powerful woman, the author speaks at length about various other highlights in Clinton’s career, and other aspects of her life as well.
In this book, Ghatta provides the readers with key insight into diplomacy at the highest level, with the attempt to provide answers to vital questions in the United States. Is America still regarded as a superpower in this modern-day world? Or is another country going to replace it? Read on to find out.
About Kim Ghattas
Kim Ghattas is an author and a journalist. This has been her only book till date.
She is half-Lebanese and half-Dutch, and grew up during the Lebanon civil war. Ghattas has worked with BBC at their State Department Radio, as well as their TV correspondent since the year 2008. She travels on a regular basis with the Secretary of State. Prior to working for BBC, she served as the Middle East correspondent for The Financial Times, Beirut. She was also part of the group that covered the Lebanon-Israel conflict. The coverage was so good that it received an Emmy Award. Her articles have been published in several publications such as The Washington Post, Boston Globe, NPR, and Time Magazine.