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King Peggy an American secretary, her royal destiny, and the inspiring story of how she changed an African village by Peggielene Bartels

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Americans,
  • Travel,
  • Secretaries,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPeggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman
ContributionsHerman, Eleanor, 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT512.44.B36 A3 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25138571M
ISBN 109780385534321
LC Control Number2011019544

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  King Peggy is an amazing story about how a set of events in her bloodline moves her from out of her comfort zone in the United States and hurls her into the position of King. One of the reasons why I refute the notion that this is a fairy tale type story is very simple. King Peggy is apologetically African and American/5. King Peggy has the sweetness and quirkiness of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series and the hopeful sense of possibility of Half the Sky. King Peggy chronicles the astonishing journey of an American secretary who suddenly finds herself king to a town of 7, souls on Ghana's central coast, half a world away. Upon arriving for her crowning. King Peggy. 2, likes 2 talking about this. The amazing adventures of Peggy Bartels, a Washington secretary and the first female king of Otuam, ers: K.   How's everyone enjoying our September book so far? We'll get into some discussion questions in the coming days/ weeks but here is a link to check out more information about King Peggy if you want to take a look: There's background information about the authors and some links to interviews King Peggy did on CNN. All very interesting!

Message from King Peggy. Dear Readers, Friends, Brothers, and Sisters: I greet you with the spiritual blessings and Good Tidings of Africa. My life's journey has been a very unusual one -- from Secretary to King -- and I hope you enjoy learning about my town, Otuam, and my personal story. King Peggy. 2, likes. The amazing adventures of Peggy Bartels, a Washington secretary and the first female king of Otuam, ers: K. Upon arrival, King Peggy—who left Ghana three decades earlier and has since become an American citizen—found an uphill battle and vowed to tackle the issues plaguing her community: domestic violence, poverty and lack of access to clean water, health care and education.   King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed An African Village (Book): Bartels, Peggielene: The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa. King Peggy has the sweetness and quirkiness of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective .

  King Peggy An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed An African Village (Book): Bartels, Peggielene, "King Peggy" is the charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa. Praise for Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman’s King Peggy Finalist for the Books for a Better Life Award A Amelia Bloomer List Selection “Captivating King Peggy is a great case study on how one person—with the proper encouragement and support—can bring light and life to a community. A Message of Hope from King Peggielene Bartels. This article relates to King Peggy. In an inspirational letter to readers, Peggielene Bartels (aka King Peggy) outlines her goals as the new King of Otuam, Ghana. She begins by stating that: An important part of my mission as King of Otuam is to bring empowerment to women.   'King Peggy': A Cinderella Story — With A Twist In her new book, Peggielene Bartels describes going from secretary at the U.S. Embassy to king of a .