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The Resource Dead certain : the presidency of George W. Bush, Robert Draper

Dead certain : the presidency of George W. Bush, Robert Draper

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Dead certain : the presidency of George W. Bush
Title
Dead certain
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the presidency of George W. Bush
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Robert Draper
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Language
eng
Summary
In this press-wary administration, journalist Draper has accomplished a small miracle: He has knocked on all the right doors, and thus become the first author to tell a personality-driven history of the Bush years. With access to all the key figures of this administration and perhaps 200 other players, Draper delivers an intimate portrait of a tumultuous decade and a beleaguered administration, with a special emphasis on how the very personality of this strong-willed president has affected the outcome of events. Though the headlines may be familiar, the details, the utterly inside account of how events transpired will come as fresh reportage to even the most devoted followers of mainstream media coverage. Draper allows us to witness in complete granularity the personal force of a president determined to achieve big things, who confronted the history of his time with what can surely be described as dead certainty.--From publisher description
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Title
Dead certain
Creator
Summary
In this press-wary administration, journalist Draper has accomplished a small miracle: He has knocked on all the right doors, and thus become the first author to tell a personality-driven history of the Bush years. With access to all the key figures of this administration and perhaps 200 other players, Draper delivers an intimate portrait of a tumultuous decade and a beleaguered administration, with a special emphasis on how the very personality of this strong-willed president has affected the outcome ofevents. Though the headlines may be familiar, the details, the utterly inside account of how events transpired will come as fresh reportage to even the most devoted followers of mainstream media coverage. Draper allows us to witness in complete granularity the personal force of a president determined to achieve big things, who confronted the history of his time with what can surely be described as dead certainty.--From publisher description
Subject
Genre
Biography type
contains biographical information
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223273
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.931092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E902
LC item number
.D73 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the presidency of George W. Bush
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the presidency of George W. Bush
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Robert Draper
Dead certain : the presidency of George W. Bush, Robert Draper
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Dead certain : the presidency of George W. Bush, Robert Draper
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 421-440) and index
Control code
ocn145379548
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xv, 463 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743277280
Lccn
2007023471
Other physical details
ill.

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