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Elisabeth Bumiller

Elisabeth Bumiller, a Washington reporter for The New York Times, was a Times White House correspondent from September 10, 2001, to 2006. She is the author of May You Be the Mother of a Hundred Sons: A Journey Among the Women of India and The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family. She wrote much of this book as a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center and as a transatlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. She lives in the Washington, D.C., area with her husband... Read More

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Condoleezza Rice: An American Life
Written by Elisabeth Bumiller
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | January 2009
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7713-4 (0-8129-7713-0)

Condoleezza Rice, one of the most powerful and controversial women in the world, has until now remained a mystery behind an elegant, cool veneer. New York Times reporter Elisabeth Bumiller peels back the layers and presents a revelatory portrait of the first black female secretary of state and President George W... Read more






May You Be the Mother of a Hundred Sons
Written by Elisabeth Bumiller
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | April 1991
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-449-90614-9 (0-449-90614-0)

"The most stimulating and thought-provoking book on India in a long time..Bumiller has made India new and immediate again."
THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD
In a chronicle rich in diversity, detail, and empathy, Elisabeth Bumiller illuminates the many women's lives she shared--from wealthy sophisticates in New Delhi, to villagers in the dusty northern... Read more






The Secrets of Mariko
Written by Elisabeth Bumiller
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 1996
$14.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-77262-0 (0-679-77262-6)

As it follows a Japanese housewife named Mariko Tanaka over the course of a year, The Secrets of Mariko transcends reportage to yield the kind of human insights we expect from literature. Meet Mariko, a cheerful, overscheduled woman who cares for three children, two aging parents, and an unresponsive husband. As... Read more





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