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Leading from behind : the reluctant president and the advisors who decide for him, Richard Miniter

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Leading from behind : the reluctant president and the advisors who decide for him
Title
Leading from behind
Title remainder
the reluctant president and the advisors who decide for him
Statement of responsibility
Richard Miniter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the first book to explore President Obama's leadership style by digging into the details of his biggest successes and failures, New York Times bestselling journalist Richard Miniter investigates the secret world of the West Wing and the combative personalities that shape world events. Based on exclusive interviews, inside sources, and never-before-published material, Leading from Behind reveals a president who is indecisive, moody, and often paralyzed by competing political considerations. Many victories during the Obama presidency are revealed to be the work of strong women, negotiating behind the scenes as well as exercising leadership when the president did not: then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who spearheaded key domestic initiatives; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, whose tireless diplomacy guided America through a seemingly-endless sequence of controversial and delicate international events; and Valerie Jarrett, his closest advisor and an Obama family confidante, whose unusual degree of influence has been a source of conflict with more seasoned political insiders. In Leading From Behind, Richard Miniter's provocative research offers a dramatic, thoroughly-sourced account of President Obama and his White House during a time of domestic controversy and international turmoil
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miniter, Richard
Dewey number
973.932092
Index
index present
LC call number
E908.3
LC item number
.M56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obama, Barack
  • Presidents
  • Political leadership
  • United States
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch
Label
Leading from behind : the reluctant president and the advisors who decide for him, Richard Miniter
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/102/9781250016102/image/lgcover.9781250016102.jpg
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([249]-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1379105
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781250016102
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012024080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1379105
  • (Sirsi) 1379105
  • (OCoLC)777662632
Label
Leading from behind : the reluctant president and the advisors who decide for him, Richard Miniter
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/102/9781250016102/image/lgcover.9781250016102.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([249]-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1379105
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781250016102
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012024080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1379105
  • (Sirsi) 1379105
  • (OCoLC)777662632

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