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Peggielene Bartels

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Peggielene Bartels was born in Ghana in 1953 and moved to Washington, DC, in her early twenties to work at Ghana’s embassy. She became an American in 1997. In 2008, she was chosen to be king of Otuam, a Ghanaian village of 7,000 people.

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King Peggy
An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village
Written by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.00

The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa.

King Peggy
chronicles the astonishing journey of American secretary, Peggielene Bartels, who suddenly finds herself king to a town of 7,000 people on Ghana's central... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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King Peggy
An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village
Written by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $25.95

The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa. King Peggy has the sweetness and quirkiness of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series and the hopeful sense of possibility of Half the... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

King Peggy
An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village
Written by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

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