'This book fascinates, both because of its subject ... and because of the infinite complexity of the issues Vieira de Mello faced' -- Scott Turow, author of PRESUMED INNOCENT
'a stirring portrait of courage and tenaciously pragmatic idealism' -- Mark Bowden, author of BLACK HAWK DOWN
About the Author
Samantha Power is Anna Lindh Professor of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy Practice at Harvard University's School of Government. Her book, "A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide (2003), was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award for general non-fiction, the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize and the Council on Foreign Relations' Arthur Ross Prize for the best book in U.S. foreign policy. Power is also the recipient of two National Magazine Awards. A graduate of Yale University and the Harvard Law School, she moved to the United States from Ireland at the age of nine.