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“There was nothing worse than being a helpless victim of your circumstances.”—page 3 “I’d grown up in a family that believed you might not be able to control your circumstances but you could control your reaction to them.”—pages 157/158 AN EXTRAORDINARY READ. Figure skater, accomplished classical pianist, and a PhD. There’s simply not too much of the ‘ordinary’ about this outstanding lady. Consistent with her somewhat insulated upbringing, however, in her excellent memoir, ‘Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family,’ Condoleezza Rice relates her childhood memories in a mostly presbyterian style and manner. This part of the narrative would have benefited if told a bit more ‘con dolce’. It is the stories of her accomplishments in academia, and of her life in politics and government service, though, that raise her memoir to the level of extraordinary. Recommendation: Highly recommended for any and all who are interested in family dynamics, race in America, history, international politics, or football. “Black Presbyterian services were a world apart from the emotional and high energy services of the Baptist churches. The term sometimes applied to Presbyterians, ‘frozen chosen,’ would have described black church goers as well as their white counterparts.”—page 59 “American is not color-blind and likely will never be. Race is ever present, like a birth defect that you learn to live with but can never cure.”—page 158 Crown Publishing hardcover edition, 342 pages