Chancellor, The

Esta es la portada del audiolibro Chancellor, The

Escrito por

Kati Marton

Narrado por

Alex Allwine Kati Marton




10h 13m 45s

(2 calificaciones)

‘An intimate, insightful portrait of an extraordinarily private leader’ WALTER ISAACSONFrom the bestselling author of Enemies of the PeopleAn intimate and deeply researched account of the extraordinary rise and political brilliance of the most powerful – and elusive – woman in the world.Angela Merkel has always been an outsider. A pastor’s daughter raised in Soviet-controlled East Germany, she spent her twenties working as a research chemist, only entering politics after the fall of the Berlin Wall. And yet within fifteen years, she had become chancellor of Germany and, before long, the unofficial leader of the West.Acclaimed author Kati Marton sets out to pierce the mystery of this unlikely ascent. With unparalleled access to the chancellor’s inner circle and a trove of records only recently come to light, she teases out the unique political genius that is the secret to Merkel’s success. No other modern leader has so ably confronted authoritarian aggression, enacted daring social policies and calmly unified an entire continent in an era when countries are becoming only more divided. Again and again, she’s cleverly outmanoeuvred strongmen like Putin and Trump, and weathered surprisingly complicated relationships with allies like Obama and Macron.Famously private, the woman who emerges from these pages is a role model for anyone interested in gaining and keeping power while staying true to one’s moral convictions. At once a riveting political biography, an intimate human portrait and a revelatory look at successful leadership in action, The Chancellor brings forth from the shadows one of the most extraordinary women of our time.The Chancellor by Kati Marton is a top-tier autobiography that delves into the history of Europe's heads of state, with a particular focus on Angela Merkel's administration. It provides a detailed account of public affairs and the science behind effective leadership.For fans of Rory Stewart (Politics On the Edge), Walter Isaacson (Leonardo Da Vinci), Henry Kissinger (Lee Kuan Yew), Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds (Attlee), and Dr. Fiona Hill (There Is Nothing for You Here).

Idioma: Inglés

Duración: 10h 13m 45s

Publicado por HarperCollins UK