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Bhutto, Benazir
Daughter of the East.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1989. First edition of Bhutto's autobiography. Octavo, original boards, illustrated. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "Dear Senator Pell, With deep appreciation for your efforts to secure my release and for your efforts on behalf of democracy in Pakistan Sincerely, Benazir Bhutto January 1989." The recipient Clairborne Pell was a United States Senator from Rhode Island was a ranking member of the Foreign Relations Committee. He secured Benazir's freedom by ultimately pressuring the Reagan Administration and the Government of Pakistan. He is cited frequently in this autobiography Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Mon Hohan. An exceptional association copy. enazir Bhutto is the daughter of Pakistan's former Prime Minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who was executed by President Mohammed Zia ul-Haq in 1979. At his death, she inherited the leadership of the Pakistan People's Party, the largest and most powerful mass-based group in the country. In 1981, she was herself imprisoned, spending three months in solitary confinement. After her release, she came to England to spend four months in exile. In 1985 she returned to Pakistan to bury her younger brother, Shahnawaz, who had died in mysterious circumstances in the south of France. A few months later she was back once more in her country. Hundreds of thousands of supporters thronged the streets to greet her in mass rallies as she called for the overthrow of President Zia's regime. Again, she was imprisoned and then released. Benazir Bhutto tells the story … [Click Below for Full Description]
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