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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

  • 89 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

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

  • 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

    The answer lies in the book King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village. The book tells the story of Peggielene Bartels, a secretary for the Ghana Embassy in Washington, D.C., who suddenly finds herself appointed king of a 7,person fishing village on Africa’s west coast. King Peggy is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics. The estimated speaking fee range to book King Peggy for your event is available upon request. King Peggy generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

    "King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village" by bmorrison36 (see profile) 06/19/14 My book group absolutely loved this book! It's the true story of a secretary at the Ghanian embassy in Washington who became king of a small fishing village in Ghana/5(9).   King Peggy is a lovely book about an improbable, yet true tale of a middle-aged Americanized woman who becomes the king of a village in Ghana. The book details her reign there and the many decisions she must make for the betterment of her people as they still believe in witchcraft, spells, and signs/5().

    She describes her unique experience in a new book, "King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village." Video: The woman who. Welcome to the true story of the embassy secretary who became king. Peggielene Bartels was born in Ghana in and moved to Washington, D.C., in her early twenties to work at Ghana’s embassy. She became an American citizen in In , she was chosen to be King of Otuam, a Ghanaian village of 7, souls on the west coast of Africa.


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King Peggy by Peggielene Bartels Download PDF EPUB FB2

King Peggy is a lovely book about an improbable, yet true tale of a middle-aged Americanized woman who becomes the king of a village in Ghana. The book details her reign there and the many decisions she must make for the betterment of her people as they still believe in witchcraft, spells, and signs/5().

Reviews "An astonishing and wonderful book about a real life Mma Ramotswe. An utter joy."-- Alexander McCall Smith, author of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series. More reviews». 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 King Peggy book discussion questions in the coming days/ weeks but here is a link to check out more information about King Peggy if you want to King Peggy book 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. 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/5(42).

Yet that is exactly what Peggielene Bartels, for more than 30 years a secretary at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, D.C., is asked to become by the elders of Otuam, a small Ghanaian village. Though it sounds the stuff of fairytale and legend, King Peggy is the fascinating true story of her courageous acceptance of this difficult role and her.

Top left: Peggy and her brother, Papa Warrior, Top right: Pre-king Peggy in her Washington, D.C., office. Bottom left: The king and Papa Warrior. Bottom right: Peggy's beloved mother, Mary Esi Vormoah. Several hours later, Peggy was jerked awake by a ringing phone.

She flung off the blanket and looked at the clock. 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. 'King Peggy': A Cinderella Story — With A Twist Febru • In her new book, Peggielene Bartels describes going from secretary at the U.S.

Embassy to king of Author: Peggielene Bartels. This is an African Bits production, find more videos at African Bits has a conversation with a female king in Ghana. Peggy King Anderson is the author of four books for children, including THE FALL OF THE RED STAR, co-authored with Helen Szablya.

This book is an exciting account of a young teen's escape from Hungary after the Revolution.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: Contents: Prologue --Washington, D.C., August-September --Ghana, September Peggy's World of Books.

Peggy's World of Books was a bookstore run by bought the store because she had a love for books (and wanted to be in the Arlen book club). After a few days, she realized that business was slow and she allowed Dale to "rent" the back and the basement of the store to sell his guns, but only if his customers bought a book with every gun.