Read my pins stories from a diplomat"s jewel box by Madeleine Korbel Albright

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Published by Harper, Melcher Media in New York .

Written in English

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Albright served as U.S. secretary of state from 1997 to 2001, the first woman ever to hold the position. Here, she tells the stories behind her many pins and jewelry collected on her diplomatic trips around the world.

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Book details

StatementMadeleine Albright with Elaine Shocas, Vivienne Becker, and Bill Woodward ; photography by John Bigelow Taylor ; photography composition by Dianne Dubler
ContributionsTaylor, John Bigelow
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK7303.A43 A43 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24554059M
ISBN 100060899182
ISBN 109780060899189
LC Control Number2010277598
OCLC/WorldCa310399190

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A gem of a book (bad pun deliberate). I loved looking at the beautiful pins - brooches in my part of the world - and was fascinated by the brief snippets on the symbolism of jewellery in many cultures and Albright's own symbolic use of her pins in diplomatic life.4/5.

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In her new book, Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talks about how jewelry became her signature diplomatic turtles to doves to hot-air balloons, she used her vast collection of costume brooches to send specific messages to everyone from Saddam Hussein to Nelson Mandela.

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I love jewelry–shoes too, but that is another book review–and brooches are my favorite. They are at once distinctly adult and wonderfully feminine.

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I have some beautiful pins, but mostly they are things that I picked up. "The pins allow me to tell stories," said Secretary Albright, whose book Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box hit shelves last year. One she likes to tell is about the eagle pin.

As the pages of Read My Pins illustrate, pins are inherently expressive. I was fortunate to be secretary of state at a time that allowed me to experiment by using pins to communicate a diplomatic message.

One might scoff and say that my pins didn't exactly shake the world. Beautiful Illustrations and Fun Storyline. This book takes a unique approach to the small-world idea.

Little Billy (points off for that name) goes off on an adventure to the woods, despite his mother's warning. There he meets the Minpins - a miniature race that lives in the trees - that are terrorized by a forest creature made of fire/5. Paging through Albright's book, I noticed a pin made out of pieces of the Berlin Wall.

I was sure she'd wear it yesterday, when she was a guest on our show. Turns out, the. A shiny little enamel pin badge featuring a readers gonna read book design.

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Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection Unillustrated Checklist The Old West Ark with Doves, Langani/Keith Lipert Gallery (Germany/USA). Gold-tone base metal, mother-of-pearl, resin. Eagle Dancer, circa Jerry Roan (USA). Bolo tie made into a pin. sterling silver, turquoise, coral.

Western Sun, Federico Jimenez (USA File Size: KB. Read My Pins presents a remarkable range of more than pins and brooches from the personal collection of Madeleine Albright. The majority of these pieces were collected and worn during Albright’s service as US Ambassador to the United Nations (–) and as the first female Secretary of State (–), under President Bill Clinton.

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