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The Resource First in his class : a biography of Bill Clinton, David Maraniss

First in his class : a biography of Bill Clinton, David Maraniss

Label
First in his class : a biography of Bill Clinton
Title
First in his class
Title remainder
a biography of Bill Clinton
Statement of responsibility
David Maraniss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on letters, documents, and interviews with several hundred people whose paths intersected with Clinton's at every level - family, friends, girlfriends, classmates, teachers, campaign workers, staff, and associates - Maraniss explores the evolution of the personality whose greatest strengths are also his greatest weaknesses: his talent for politics and careful networking, his perseverance and optimism, his ever eagerness to please, his tendency to shade the truth, and his insatiable appetite for life and ideas. It is a definitive study of Clinton's rise from obscure, provincial Arkansas, of the clear development of his ambitions, and of the Faustian bargains he made along the way. Maraniss looks at the split personality of Hot Springs, where Baptist churches and gambling casinos, all-American ideals and vaporous spas, were next-door neighbors - and how these childhood influences worked their way into Clinton's persona
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maraniss, David
Dewey number
  • 973.929/092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E886
LC item number
.M29 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clinton, Bill
  • Presidents
  • Wisconsin
Label
First in his class : a biography of Bill Clinton, David Maraniss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocm31737634
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
512 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780671871093
Lccn
94048245
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ACE-3124
Label
First in his class : a biography of Bill Clinton, David Maraniss
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocm31737634
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
512 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780671871093
Lccn
94048245
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ACE-3124

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