Ambassador M. Osman Siddique Announces the Release of his Memoir, Leaps of Faith: An Immigrantâ€™s Odyssey of Struggle, Success, and Service to His Country. Foreword by President Bill Clinton.
When he was appointed ambassador to Fiji, M. Osman Siddique imagined waving the U.S. flag with one hand while holding a piÃ±a colada in the other. How could he have known the dream job would land him in the middle of a paramilitary coup? Itâ€™s just one more enthralling chapter in the remarkable life of a Bangladeshi immigrant who came to the United States to find the American dream. And find it, he did. First as a hugely successful entrepreneur, and then as Americaâ€™s first serving Muslim ambassador. Through it all, he gained an appreciation for the U.S. unique to those who come to the country from elsewhere, an appreciation for the freedoms established by the Founding Fathers and guaranteed by the Constitution
â€"â€œThe miracle of America.â€
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Select Advance Praise for Leaps of Faith:
â€œWhat shines forth the brightest in this memoir is Osmanâ€™s unwavering faith -in himself, in his community, and, most assuredly in his country.â€
- President Bill Clinton
â€œAmbassador Siddique has written an extraordinary book about his extraordinary life. America is much better for his having immigrated here and served his country so ably.â€
- David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman, Carlyle Group
â€œOsman Siddiqueâ€™s memoir is a lively and well written account of his journey to the American Dream; a journey that took him from his childhood in Bangladesh to a successful career as an entrepreneur in the United States, and then representing the country as U.S. ambassador to Fiji. Itâ€™s quite a ride and a fascinating read.â€
- Peter Bergen, Vice President of New America, author, journalist, and national commentator on security issues. His latest book is Trump and his Generals.
Read more about the book: https://www.osmansiddique.com/
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About Leaps of Faith
Ambassador M. Osman Siddique served as an American ambassador to two presidents, preceded by a successful twenty-five-year career in business. In 1999, President Clinton appointed Siddique ambassador to Fiji, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Nauru. Following the 2000 Fijian paramilitary coup, Ambassador Siddique played a critical role in the restoration of democracy and the rehabilitation of the country.
He is available for media interviews and can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information can additionally be found at his website: https://www.osmansiddique.com.
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