It Worked for Me (Hardcover)

In Life and Leadership

By Colin Powell

Harper, 9780062135124, 304pp.

Publication Date: May 22, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/21/2012)
Paperback (6/3/2014)
Paperback, Large Print (5/22/2012)

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Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir.

A beautiful companion to his previous memoir, the #1 New York Times bestseller My American Journey, Powell’s It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership is a trove of wisdom for anyone hoping to achieve their goals and turn their dreams into reality.

A message of strength and endurance from a man who has dedicated his life to public service, It Worked for Me is a book with the power to show readers everywhere how to achieve a more fulfilling life and career.

About the Author

Colin Powell was born in New York City in 1937. He is a retired four-star general in the United States Army and has earned numerous military, civilian, and foreign honors. He has served four presidential administrations in a variety of roles, most recently as Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He lives in Virginia.

Praise For It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership

“An entertaining read from a charming, accomplished man. . . . A delightful book.”
— The Washington Times

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