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Politician An Insider's Account of John Edwards's Pursuit of the Presidency and the Scandal That Brought Him Down

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ISBN-10: 031264065X

ISBN-13: 9780312640651

Edition: 2010

Authors: Andrew Young

List price: $24.99
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"The greatest political saga, the one that has it all, that gets to the real heart of American politics, is the John Edwards story...This isn't just politics, it's literature. It's the great American novel, the kind that isn't written anymore." --Michael Wolff on John Edwards's trajectory, onVanityFair.comThe underside of modern American politics -- raw ambition, manipulation, and deception -- are revealed in detail by Andrew Young's riveting account of a presidential hopeful's meteoric rise and scandalous fall. Like a non-fiction version ofAll the King's Men,The Politicianoffers a truly disturbing, even shocking perspective on the risks taken and tactics employed by a man determined to…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 1/30/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Prologue
The Spellbinder
Instant Success
I'm "family"
Edwards for President I
Primary Lessons
Mickey Mouse and John Kerry
It's Good to be King
Men Behaving very Badly
Clown Night at the Golden Corral
Rielle
The Cover-Up
"My life is hell"
True Lies
Epilogue