You’ve seen First Lady of the Revolution featuring the remarkable story of Henrietta Boggs. Now read the autobiographic account of her time in Costa Rica and her marriage to José “Don Pepe” Figueres – the coffee farmer who went on to the lead the revolution that reformed the nation, including abolishing the military and giving women the right to vote and participate in the political process. Henrietta propels us into her life of adventure, marriage, exile, motherhood, revolution and leadership in this remarkable memoir.

Originally published in 1992 as Married to a Legend, this book has recently been re-published in a new edition with brand new photographs. First Lady of the Revolution is available in English and Spanish.

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