Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, And Finding The Courage To Lead--My Life Story
  • Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, And Finding The Courage To Lead--My Life Story
  • Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, And Finding The Courage To Lead--My Life Story
ISBN: 1501187597
EAN13: 9781501187599
Language: English
Release Date: Apr 3, 2018
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 1" H x 9" L x 6" W
Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELER

Richards offers practical advice and inspiration for aspiring leaders everywhere.--Hillary Rodham Clinton

An enthralling memoir. --Booklist (starred review)

To Make Change, You Have to Make Trouble

From Cecile Richards--president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade, daughter of the late Governor Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women's March on Washington, and a heroine of the resistance (Vogue)--comes a story about learning to lead and make change, based on a lifetime of fighting for women's rights and social justice.

Cecile Richards has been an activist since she was taken to the principal's office in seventh grade for wearing an armband in protest of the Vietnam War. She had an extraordinary childhood in ultra-conservative Texas, where her civil rights attorney father and activist mother taught their kids to be troublemakers. In the Richards household, the dinner table was never for eating--it was for sorting precinct lists.

From the time Richards was a girl, she had a front-row seat to observe the rise of women in American politics. She watched her mother, Ann, transform from a housewife to an electrifying force in the Democratic party who made a name for herself as the straight-talking, Read More chevron_right

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   Fascinating, funny, inspiring
Read this book over two sittings. I love the way it is written, the way that humor is interwoven in throughout. It speaks to me to be able to be able to do such serious work with so much at stake, and still keep it light. Would highly recommend!
 
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