Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, May 6, 2009 - Fiction - 384 pages
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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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User Review  - Walter - Goodreads

A novel set in the heated 1992 Presidential campaign, "Primary Colors" is the thinly disguised story of Bill Clinton's unlikely victory in the Presidential race of that year. For years this book was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

I think this would have been an easy 4 stars if I hadn't seen the movie, but I think a clear strength is the twists and turns that make you want to keep turning pages to find out what happens next ... Read full review

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Joe Klein is a political columnist for "Time" magazine. He is the author of five previous books, including "Primary Colors" and "The Natural,

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