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Between worlds : the making of an American life

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Bill Richardson, the governor of New Mexico, may be the most charismatic figure in the Democratic Party today, and one of its best natural politicians whose name isn't Clinton. He has been nominated four times for the Nobel Peace Prize. His background as the son of an American businessman father and a Mexican mother has offered him an unusual starting point from which to seek a life in public service, but one of his most interesting roles has been that of global troubleshooter. Through his work as a negotiator--as well as his toil on Capitol Hill, in the United Nations, and New Mexico's state government--he has learned the vital importance of preparation: know as much as possible about your adversary; test your partner's truthfulness; know how much you can concede; never lie and always be direct.--From publisher description.

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Dansville Public Library 978.9 RIC (Text)
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02430. ‡a9780399153242 (hardcover) ‡d52595
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)ocm61254062
1001 . ‡aRichardson, Bill, ‡d1947 Nov. 15-
24510. ‡aBetween worlds : ‡bthe making of an American life / ‡cBill Richardson with Michael Ruby.
260 . ‡aNew York : ‡bG.P. Putnam's Sons, ‡cc2005.
300 . ‡a374 p. : ‡bill. ; ‡c24 cm.
500 . ‡aIncludes index.
520 . ‡aBill Richardson, the governor of New Mexico, may be the most charismatic figure in the Democratic Party today, and one of its best natural politicians whose name isn't Clinton. He has been nominated four times for the Nobel Peace Prize. His background as the son of an American businessman father and a Mexican mother has offered him an unusual starting point from which to seek a life in public service, but one of his most interesting roles has been that of global troubleshooter. Through his work as a negotiator--as well as his toil on Capitol Hill, in the United Nations, and New Mexico's state government--he has learned the vital importance of preparation: know as much as possible about your adversary; test your partner's truthfulness; know how much you can concede; never lie and always be direct.--From publisher description.
60010. ‡aRichardson, Bill, ‡d1947 Nov. 15-
650 0. ‡aGovernors ‡zNew Mexico ‡vBiography.
651 0. ‡aNew Mexico ‡xPolitics and government ‡y1951-
651 0. ‡aUnited States ‡xPolitics and government ‡y1989-
7001 . ‡aRuby, Michael ‡q(Michael Handler)
596 . ‡a7 8 15
998 . ‡aa585185
901 . ‡ao61254062 ‡bOCLC ‡c259692 ‡tbiblio

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