Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics

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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  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A marvelously down-and-dirty chronicle of a presidential campaign that will make your eyes water, and some more famous eyes burn, in recognition. His rivals for the Democratic nomination—a decorated ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Joe Klein, a journalist for nearly three decades, is currently Washington correspondent for "The New Yorker". In addition to "Primary Colors", his previous books include "Payback: Five Marines After Vietnam" & "Woody Guthrie: A Life".

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