Record Details

Catalog Search

The right answer : how we can unify our divided nation / John K. Delaney.

Image of item

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 328.73 DELANEY (Text) 37500004538407 New Items Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250294968
  • Physical Description: 225 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue : the courage of our convictions -- Tell the truth -- Embrace compromise -- Open the door -- Harness the power of incentives -- Think different -- Release America's inner entrepeneur -- See both sides -- Get back to governing -- Focus on the future -- Epilogue : the right answer.
Summary, etc.:
"The first declared candidate for president in 2020 delivers a passionate call for bipartisan action, entrepreneurial innovation, and a renewed commitment to the American idea. The son of an electrician and grandson of an immigrant, John Delaney grew up believing that anything was possible in America. Before he was fifty, he founded, built and then sold two companies worth hundreds of millions of dollars. But he never lost his hunger to serve, and in 2012 he ran for Congress and won. Now he has a new mission: unifying our terribly divided nation and guiding it to a brighter future. As a boy, Delaney learned the importance of telling the truth and embracing compromise. As an entrepreneur, he became successful because he understood the need to ensure opportunity, harness the power of incentives, and think creatively about problem-solving. In these pages, he illustrates the potency of these principles with vivid stories from his childhood, his career in business, and his new life as a politician. He also writes candidly about the often frustrating experience of working on Capitol Hill, where too many of his colleagues care much more about scoring political points than improving the lives of their fellow Americans. With a clear eye and an open heart, he explains that only by seeing both sides of an argument and releasing our inner entrepreneur can Washington get back to constructive, enlightened governing. Seventy years ago, John F. Kennedy appealed to our best instincts when he said, "Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer but the right answer." In this inspiring book, John Delaney asks all of us to cast aside narrow, partisan thinking and join him in an urgent endeavor: forging a new era of American greatness"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Delaney, John, 1963-
United States. Congress. House > Biography.
Presidential candidates > United States > Biography.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
Businessmen > United States > Biography.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Legislative Branch.
United States > Politics and government > 21st century.
Genre: Autobiographies.

Additional Resources