Sonia Sotomayor by Antonia Felix
The True American Dream

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"Necessary reading" (Booklist) from a New York Times bestselling biographer.

Drawing on in-depth interviews with Sonia Sotomayor's former colleagues, family, friends, and teachers, New York Times bestselling biographer Antonia Felix explores Sotomayor's childhood, the values her parents instilled in her, and the events that propelled her to the highest court in the land. With insight and thoughtful analysis, Felix paints a revealing portrait of the woman who would come to meet President Obama's rigorous criteria for a Supreme Court justice, examining how Sotomayor's experiences shed light on her Supreme Court rulings-and how she will continue to write her great American legacy.


About Antonia Felix

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Antonia Felix is the author of more than fifteen nonfiction books. A frequent speaker on women's political topics, she's written articles for and other venues. Felix lives with her husband near Kansas City.
Published May 26, 2010 by Berkley. 329 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Because Sotomayor's mother was raised in Puerto Rico in "a context of poverty" unseen in the United States, she worked hard to instill in her daughter, Sonia, the believe that "education was the key to everything."

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