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Catapulted onto the international stage with her grace and compassion following the Christchurch mosque shooting, prime minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is a leader for a new generation. 

The world's youngest female head of government, and only the second elected world leader to give birth while in office, Ardern describes herself as a progressive and a social democrat. 

In this revealing biography, journalist Madeleine Chapman discovers the woman behind the headlines. Politically engaged from an early age, Ardern has encountered her fair share of sexism, but rather than let that harden her, she advocated 'rising above' critics. In her first press conference, she announced an election campaign of 'relentless positivity' - the tactic was a resounding success. But can Ardern live up to her promise? And what can we learn from the world's reaction to this inspiring leader?

©2020 Madeleine Chapman (P)2020 Aurora Audio Books

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Educational and Inspirational

Well written and easy to follow. This book offers a respectful insight into a woman who has become so well known. Can’t wait for book two!

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Fantastic!!

Thank you very much Madeleine for this wonderful biography. Beautifully narrated by Kirsty Gillmore. Highly recommend.

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Boring.

Badly written. Really, really badly written. A simple listing of life events with some anecdotes that are not really anything worthwhile. Repeatedly using the phrase "not cool, but not uncool" to finish a chapter. It would be perfect as a treatment for insomnia if the style wasn't also infuriating at the same time. Listened to it in the car and the complete lack of skill made me actually angry and kept me awake for the journey. I gave up after 2.5 hours.

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excellent book

a leader that is kind , tolerant and selfless , is a breath of fresh air in today's intolerant world. Jacinda Arden , you wonderful .

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great story

Really enjoyed listening to this book. I have admired this lady for a long time, and now know why.
Highly recommended read.

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Perfect book

This is a good book for people who interested to know the character of Jacinda Ardern and how she deals with the problems and other things that happened in New Zealand. I love how she deals with other people who choose NZ to live in and how she respects and cares about their religious, interests and needs.

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I really liked it

Sometimes balanced summertime not but a great overview of a wonderful woman. Thank you very much

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  • 19-09-2020

informative. simply written and nicely narrated.

loved the narration. very natural like listening to a conversation. easy to listen to. great

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