Sharon (Hardcover)

The Life of a Leader

By Gilad Sharon

Harper, 9780061721502, 640pp.

Publication Date: October 25, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (10/24/2011)
Paperback (7/2/2013)

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Description

Drawn from extensive personal archives and filled withstartling revelations, the definitive biography of Ariel Sharon illuminates hislife and work from the penetrating perspective of his youngest son, Gilad Sharon—one of his father’s closest confidants.Readers of George W. Bush’s Decision Points, Tony Blair’s A Journey,Yitzhak Rabin’s The Rabin Memoirs, and Moshe Dayan’s Story of My Life,as well as Benjamin Netanyahu’s A Durable Peace, will be fascinated by Gilad Sharon’s piercing, authoritative, and intimateportrait of Ariel Sharon the Prime Minister, the father, and the military hero,in a narrative that traces his evolution into a powerful and influential forceat the center of Middle Eastern and world politics.

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About the Author

Gilad Sharon is the youngest of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon's sons. Gilad holds a master's degree in economics and writes a column for the prominent Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth. A major in the Israel Defense Force reserves, he manages his family's farm in Israel.



Praise For Sharon: The Life of a Leader

“A multifaceted picture of an Israeli patriot, military leader, and family man.”
— Kirkus Reviews

“Surprising reading. . . . The biography vividly delineates the qualities a leader needs to excel today.”
— Publishers Weekly