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Haywood County Main Library B Pelosi (Text) 33115007681361 Adult New Biography Checked out 08/29/2020

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  • ISBN: 9781250252869
  • ISBN: 1250252865
  • Physical Description: print
    xix, 345 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: She's the iconic leader who puts Donald Trump in his place, the woman with the toughness to take on a lawless president and defend American democracy. Ever since the Democrats took back the House in the 2018 midterm elections, Nancy Pelosi has led the opposition with strategic mastery and inimitable elan. It's a remarkable comeback for the veteran politician who for years was demonized by the right and taken for granted by many in her own party--even though, as speaker under President Barack Obama, she deserves much of the credit for epochal liberal accomplishments from universal access to health care to saving the US economy from collapse, from reforming Wall Street to allowing gay people to serve openly in the military. How did an Italian grandmother in four-inch heels become the greatest legislator since LBJ? Ball's nuanced, page-turning portrait takes readers inside the life and times of this historic and underappreciated figure. Based on exclusive interviews with the Speaker and deep background reporting, Ball shows Pelosi through a thoroughly modern lens to explain how this extraordinary woman has met her moment.
Subject: Pelosi, Nancy 1940-
United States. Congress. House Speakers
Women politicians United States Biography
Women legislators Biography
Genre: Biographies.
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