Libby Hughes Writing Styles in Benazir Bhutto: From Prison to Prime Minister

Libby Hughes
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Benazir Bhutto: From Prison to Prime Minister was written by Libby Hughes. Hughes is a professional writer of biographies for young adults between ages eleven and sixteen. She has written books on Henry Longfellow, Ronald Reagan, Yitzhak Rabin, George W. Bush, Christopher Reeve, John Grisham, and even Tiger Woods, in addition to her biography of Benazir Bhutto. Thus, her perspective is foremost of someone who is trying to boil down the essence of a major historical figure or celebrity for young teens and pre-teens ages eleven and twelve.

Hughes' biography of Bhutto has a number of biases. First, Benazir Bhutto's family was not universally beloved by the Pakistani people. Hughes often makes it sound as if Bhutto's only opposition was sexist Muslim Mullahs and the military led by dictator General Zia. Consequently, Bhutto comes off like a perfect saint. Her faults are almost never mentioned, save that she...

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