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Joe Biden : American dreamer

Osnos, Evan, 1976-2021
Books, Manuscripts
Former vice president Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been called both the luckiest man and the unluckiest - fortunate to have sustained a fifty-year political career that reached the White House, but also marked by deep personal losses that he has suffered. Yet even as Biden's life has been shaped by drama, it has also been powered by a willingness, rare at the top ranks of politics, to confront his shortcomings, errors and reversals of fortune. His trials have forged in him a deep empathy for others in hardship - an essential quality as he addresses a nation at its most dire hour in decades. Blending up-close journalism and broader context, Evan Osnos illuminates Biden's life and captures the characters and meaning of an extraordinary presidential election.
Main title:
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021.
ix, 176 pages ; 20 cm
Originally published: 2020.Originally published: New York: Scribner, 2020.Includes bibliographical references.
9781526635198 (pbk)
Dewey class:
973.934092973.934092 BID920 BID
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