What A Party!: My Life Among Democrats: Presidents, Candidates, Donors, Activists, Alligators and Other Wild Animals
"I thought I knew Terry McAuliffe as well as anyone, but this time he surprised even me. Who knew Terry could sit still long enough to give us a book this good? What a Party! is a must-read for all of us who love politics, believe in public service, and know that laughter is often the best survival strategy."
—President Bill Clinton
"No one knows more about American politics than Terry McAuliffe. He gives
—President Jimmy Carter
"I've often said Terry's energy could light up a city, and readers of this book will know why. Terry's excitement for politics—and life—is evident on every page."
—Senator Hillary Clinton
For more than twenty-five years, Terry McAuliffe has been at the epicenter of American politics. Just out of Catholic University in Washington, Terry took a position with the Carter-Mondale campaign and quickly became one of the campaign's chief fund-raisers—and hasn't looked back since. The list of Terry ́s former mentors, friends, and close associates in the nation's capital reads like a who's who of legendary Democrats: Tip O'Neill. Jimmy Carter. Dick Gephardt. Bill Clinton. Hillary Clinton. Al Gore. The list goes on and on. Terry has fought hard for the Democratic Party his entire life and, as Bill Clinton reveals here for the first time, he was the first one in the party to see opportunity in the Republican gains in the 1994 Congressional elections.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ktsbentley - LibraryThing
This book captured my interest and I didn't want to put it down from start to finish. It was interesting to see the back story behind some of the most famous headlines. It was also a great history ... Read full review
What an Author!User Review - Anonymous - Borders
This book is very entertaining and insightful. It enables you to form a more rounded picture of both Terry, the Democratic Party & the Clintons. Terry's tenacious nature and positive attitude shine ... Read full review