Being nixon [electronic resource] : A Man Divided. Evan Thomas.
- ISBN: 9780812995374 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH • "What was it really like to be Richard Nixon? Evan Thomas tackles this fascinating question by peeling back the layers of a man driven by a poignant mix of optimism and fear."--Walter Isaacson, author of Steve JobsEvan Thomas delivers the best single-volume biography of Richard Nixon to date, a radical, unique portrait of a complicated figure who was both determinedly optimistic and tragically flawed. The New York Times bestselling author of Ike's Bluff and Sea of Thunder, Thomas brings new life to one of American history's most infamous, paradoxical, and enigmatic politicians, dispensing with myths to achieve an intimate and evenhanded look at the actual man. What drove a painfully shy outcast in elite Washington society--a man so self-conscious he refused to make eye...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 17977 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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