This is a first edition hardcover with dust jacket copy of Colin Powell’s biography. The copy has a signed bookplate on the title page, it is in excellent condition. Published by Random House New York in 1995.
Colin Powell born on the 5th of April 1937 is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005. He was the first African American to serve in that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (1989) and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993), holding the latter position during the Gulf War. He was the first, and so far the only, African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.