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In the Shadow of the Rising Sun; The Political Roots of American Economic Decline.

DIETRICH, William S.

ISBN 10: 0679448594 / ISBN 13: 9780679448594
Editorial: Penn State Press. University Park, Pennsylvania. 1991., 1991
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NF/VG+. One half inch closed tear botton front jacket. 343 pp. Signed with a brief inscription and dated 5-10-92 by author on fep. N° de ref. de la librería 11085

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Título: In the Shadow of the Rising Sun; The ...

Editorial: Penn State Press. University Park, Pennsylvania. 1991.

Año de publicación: 1991

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures. When a former congressional aide becomes part of the staff of the governor of a small Southern state, he watches in horror, admiration, and amazement, as the governor mixes calculation and sincerity in his not-so-above-board campaign for the presidency.

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The famous -- or infamous -- roman a clef about the 1992 Clinton presidential campaign. You've read the hype; now read the book.

Primary Colors has its rich rewards as a savvy insider's look at life on the stump. But it travels far beyond mere gossip and expose and discovers a convincing world of its own, peopled by smart cookies, nutcases, and wheeler-dealers, whose public and private lives illuminate each other -- sometimes by casting dark shadows. This story spans the novelistic spectrum from bedroom farce to high moral drama, and it paints a picture of the political state of the nation so vivid and authentic that one finds in it the deepest kind of truth -- the kind of truth that only fiction can tell.

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