Rush Limbaugh: An Army of One (Google eBook)

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Penguin, May 25, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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"Chafets has seen more of the pundit's personal world than any other journalist." -The Washington Post

People tend to remember the moment they first heard The Rush Limbaugh Show on the radio. For Zev Chafets, it was in a car in Detroit. The braggadocio, the outrageous satire, the slaughtering of liberal sacred cows performed with the verve of a rock and roll DJ-it seemed fresh, funny, and completely subversive. "They're never going to let this guy stay on the air," he thought.

Almost two decades later Chafets met Rush and they spent hours together talking on the record about politics, sports, music, show business, religion, and modern American history. Rush opened his home and his world, introducing Chafets to his family, his closest friends, even his psychologist.

What has emerged after months of correspondence revealing Rush Limbaugh's thoughts, fears, and ambitions, is a uniquely personal look at the man who is not only the most popular voice on the radio, but also one of the most influential figures in the conservative movement.


  

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User Review  - Mirkwood - LibraryThing

While I don't always agree with him, I have to say, I really love Rush Limbaugh. This biography was a nice tribute by a guy who also doesn't always agree with him but appreciates him. Love him or hate him, you can't ignore him. Read full review

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User Review  - Kevin Klocko sr - Goodreads

Surprising read about the life and times of Rush Limbaugh. I listen to the show and knew a lot of the information, this was a complete surprise from a third party perspective. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Zev Chafets is the author of eleven books of fiction, media criticism, and social and political commentary. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine and a former columnist for the New York Daily News.

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