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Author Koehn, Nancy F. (Nancy Fowler), 1959- author.

Title Forged in crisis : the power of courageous leadership in turbulent times / Nancy Koehn.

Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    303.34 KOE    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Description ix, 517 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-496) and index.
Contents Introduction: The call of history -- Bring the team home alive: Ernest Shackleton's challenge -- Save and transform the nation: Abraham Lincoln's challenge -- End slavery forever: Frederick Douglass's challenge -- Resist Nazi evil: Dietrich Bonhoeffer's challenge -- Protect the Earth and its creatures: Rachel Carson's challenge -- Conclusion: The power of courageous leadership.
Summary Presents a portrait of five extraordinary figures--Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson--to illuminate how great leaders are made in times of adversity and the diverse skills they summon in order to prevail.
Subject Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922 -- Influence.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Influence.
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Influence.
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, 1906-1945 -- Influence.
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 -- Influence.
Leadership -- History.
ISBN 9781501174445

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