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Our Golda: The Story of Golda Meir

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A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.
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Published May 6th 1986 by Puffin (first published 1984)
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Daniel L.
Where Did Golda Get Her Courage? Read On!

"You cannot decide whether we should fight or not. We will.... You can only decide one thing. Whether we shall be victorious." How did Golda Meir get her courage, author David Adler asks. To answer that, he explored the life of this remarkable woman and set her story in writing.

Having read several of David Adler's books, I admit I have a certain brand loyalty, an admiration for his writing. I heartily recommend anything by Mr. Adler, and this little boo
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Stephanie Linton
A good biography about Golda Meir. David Adler does a good job conveying the life of Golda to readers, but he does so in a rather straightforward way that sometimes is not very engaging. However, Adler does provide key information about Golda's life, challenges, and legacy. There are some pencil sketch illustrations in the book, but I did not think they contributed much to the text. I wish Adler had included actual photographs of Golda and the Middle East. This is still a good introduction to th ...more
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Adler was born in New York City, New York. He graduated from Queens College in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in economics and education. For the next nine years, he worked as a mathematics teacher for the New York City Board of Education, while taking classes towards a master's degree in marketing, a degree he was awarded by New York University in 1971. In that same year, a question from his then- ...more
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