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The book of Joe : the life, wit, and (sometimes accidental) wisdom of Joe Biden / Jeff Wilser.

Wilser, Jeff, (author.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clinton PL - Clinton B BIDEN (Text) 36806002079406 NEW ITEMS Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 BID (Text) 33187004278848 Nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Biden (Text) 31208912550862 non-fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch B BIDEN, JOE WILSER (Text) 33946003269011 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0525572589
  • ISBN: 9780525572589
  • Physical Description: xv, 204 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-204).
Summary, etc.:
Structured around key moments in Biden's life and career--and filled with Biden-isms like "That's a bunch of malarkey" and "I may be Irish, but I'm not stupid"--this blend of biography, advice, and humor will reveal the experiences that forged Joe Biden, and the lessons we can use in our own lives. Along the way, readers will also encounter fun sidebars on his love of muscle cars, his most endearing gaffes, his bromance with President Obama, and much more. The aviators. The Amtrak. The ice cream cones. The memes. Few politicians are as iconic, or as beloved, as Joe Biden. Now, in The Book of Joe, Biden fans will finally have the definitive look at America's favorite vice president--and what he can teach us. Yet beneath the memorable Biden-isms, the book will reveal an inspirational story of a man who keeps "getting back up." We need this right now. Much as Biden has come back from both professional missteps and personal heartbreaks, sometimes we all have to get back up and fight. Given Biden's reputation as a decent, plainspoken, patriotic statesman of integrity, this entertaining and practical book will be both a celebration of great political figure and an essential guide to creating the America he believes in so dearly.
Subject: Biden, Joseph R.
United States. Congress. Senate > Biography.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
Vice-Presidents > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1945-1989.
United States > Politics and government > 1989-
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political.
HISTORY / United States / 21st Century.
HUMOR / Politics.
Genre: Biographies.

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