The Blairs And Their Court

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Aurum PressLtd, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 356 pages
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Who is Tony Blair? What does he really believe? And what about Cherie Booth -ften considered the real brains in the partnership, and a crucial influencever her husband? The authors of this book unveil the people and experienceshat have shaped the Blairs' beliefs from their early years to the presentay. They explain how Blair grabbed Labour's nomination for the safe seat ofedgefield in 1983, and how he executed his leadership coup after Johnmith's unexpected death. They examine the powerful Blair 'court' - and tracehe real story of Blair's relationships with George W. Bush, with the royalamily, with Mandelson and Campbell, with the multi-millionaires who haveupported his leadership. And they ask whether the government's actions haveeally been compatible with its leader's proclaimed beliefs. No one who readshis book will view our Prime Minister in the same way again.

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This book was a real eye opener on the Blairs.But politics are what they are! People go in for that game because they are quite ruthless.... not much difference between Western politicians and Russian ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
vii
The Making of Teflon Tony
117
Chafing Under John Smiths Leadership
122
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About the author (2004)

Francis Beckett 's ten books include acclaimed biographies of three earlier premiers - Clement Attlee, Harold Macmillan and Tony Blair. His Clem Attlee, which has been reissued this year, is now the standard work on this most radical of all Labour 's premiers. Beckett was also the commissioning editor of Haus Publishing 's critically acclaimed series The 20 Prime Ministers of the 20th Century published in October 2006.

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