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The Bidens : inside the first family's fifty-year rise to power / Ben Schreckinger.

Schreckinger, Ben, (author.).

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  • 1 of 4 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Thomaston Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thomaston Public Library B BIDEN (Text to phone) 34020146439094 Adult New Biography Checked out 10/28/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538738009
  • ISBN: 1538738007
  • ISBN: 9781538738009 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1538738007 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781538738009
  • ISBN: 1538738007
  • Physical Description: xi, 307 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-293) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chekhov's laptop -- The clan -- The children's crusade -- How the Bidens became Irish -- Glory days -- Working men -- Trial run -- Domestic policy -- Dynastic Delaware -- The Delaware way -- The Bidens go global -- Vice Presidential perks -- Frank -- Dynasty deferred -- The notorious R.H.B. -- The plot against the Bidens -- The "laptop from hell."
Summary, etc.:
An exploration of Joe Biden as told through his extended family.
In November 2020, Americans did not just elect Joe Biden: they got a package deal. The entire Biden family are sure to play a defining role in his presidency, just as they have in every one of his endeavors. Schreckinger believes the best way to understand Biden-- his values, fears and motives-- is to understand his family. He explores their Irish (and not-so-Irish) roots, their dodgy business deals, and their personal struggles and triumphs alike. -- Adapted from jacket
Subject: Biden, Joseph R., Jr.
Biden, Joseph R., Jr. > Family.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Presidents > United States > Family > Biography.
Politicians > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 2017-2021.
Genre: Biographies.

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