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Un Enfant du Bronx [My American Journey]

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Written by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Published by:
Joseph E. Persico, American, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Odile Jacob Publishing, French  Search this
Subject of:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D (open): 8 11/16 × 11 15/16 × 1 1/4 in. (22.1 × 30.3 × 3.1 cm)
H x W x D (closed): 8 11/16 × 5 11/16 × 1 1/4 in. (22.1 × 14.4 × 3.1 cm)
Place printed:
France, Europe
This is the French edition of General Colin L. Powell's autobiography, published in the United States as My American Journey. This autobiography covers General Powell's life and military career. The book begins with his birth in Harlem and covers his 35 years of Army service including the Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and his time serving as the first African American Joint Chief of Staff.
A paperback French edition of General Colin L. Powell’s autobiography, titled Un Enfant du Bronx [A Child from the Bronx], originally published as My American Journey in the U.S. The white cover features a color portrait of General Powell wearing eyeglasses. Above General Powell’s portrait in large red text is the title “UN ENFANT DU BRONX”. Below General Powell’s image in black text is “Avec la collaboration de JOSEPH E. Persico.” The spine of the jacket includes the title of the book and the Odile Jacob publisher’s logo. On the reverse of the book is a summary written in black French text. The numbered last page of the book is 550.
African American  Search this
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U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alma J. Powell
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© Odile Jacob Publishing
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