Bill Clinton: Mastering the Presidency

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PublicAffairs, Oct 27, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 766 pages
7 Reviews
From best-selling, award-winning biographer Nigel Hamilton, this is an insightful, prodigiously researched, and wonderfully readable account of Bill Clinton’s first term in office. It shows how a well-meaning but na´ve new president failed to assert true leadership in his first two years, and then illustrates how, in an astonishing act of self-reinvention, the president turned defeat into victory.Bill Clinton: Mastering the Presidencyis a gripping tale of hubris and redemption—and a chronicle of one of the most dramatic reversals of fortune in modern American politics.

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Review: Bill Clinton: Mastering the Presidency (Bill Clinton #2)

User Review  - Sambasivan - Goodreads

Excellent biography. Gives a close up view of the workings inside the White House. Prodigious research but expressed with great clarity. Clinton comes across as a gifted individual who cared for the Americans at the same time fighting hard with his inner demons, not being entirely successful. Read full review

Review: Bill Clinton: Mastering the Presidency (Bill Clinton #2)

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Good book, very readable. The author pulls no punches in addressing the scandals of the administration, but is also fair in crediting Clinton for learning from his mistakes, turning the economy around ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Nigel Hamilton is the author of Monty, JFK: Reckless Youth; Bill Clinton: An American Journey, and Biography: A Brief History. He is a Fellow of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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