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Nato nel Bronx [My American Journey]

Catalog Data

Written by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Joseph E. Persico, American, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Published by:
Random House, Inc., American, founded 1925  Search this
Subject of:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 1/16 × 6 5/16 × 1 15/16 in. (23 × 16 × 5 cm)
Type:
autobiographies
books
Place printed:
Italy, Europe
Date:
1995; printed 1996
Caption:
This is the Italian 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.
Description:
A hardcover Italian edition of General Colin L. Powell’s autobiography, titled Nato nel Bronx [Born in the Bronx], originally published as My American Journey in the U.S. There are no markings on the front and back hardcovers, while the blue and white block spine displays the book title, authors, and publisher’s logo. The white jacket cover features a color portrait of General Powell wearing eyeglasses and his military service uniform with four-star general shoulder boards displayed. Across the bottom of General Powell’s portrait, white and black text is positioned over blue, white and red blocks with the title “NATO NEL BRONX.” On the reverse of the jacket is a summary written in black Italian text. There are several black-and-white supplemental photographs throughout the book, and the last numbered page is 519.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Education  Search this
Families  Search this
Government  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
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
Object number:
A2022.101.1.42.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© Random House, Inc
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50027d24e-37fe-4154-8d48-e4708243784b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.42.8