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A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures. When a former congressional aide becomes part of the staff of the governor of a small Southern state, he watches in horror, admiration, and amazement, as the governor mixes calculation and sincerity in his not-so-above-board campaign for the presidency.

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"Throughout the book, the attention to physical and emotional detail in the draining political process, the sparkling intelligence and — through the use of Henry as hero — the unusual empathy with which a range of African Americans are portrayed suggest a very considerable new novelist." Publishers Weekly

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"This novel is more informative about politics than any government textbook." School Library Journal

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"Primary Colors is an odd book. But maybe the oddest thing about it is how good it is....The author's portrait of Mr. Clinton is astonishingly powerful." New York Times

About the Author

Joe Klein is a political columnist for Time magazine. He is the author of five previous books, including Primary Colors and The Natural.

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ISBN:
9780812976472
Author:
Klein, Joe
Publisher:
Random House Trade
Author:
Anonymous
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
Election
Subject:
Political fiction
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Political campaigns
Subject:
General Fiction
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Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;politics;novel;satire;american;bill clinton;political fiction;political;clinton;humor;usa;roman a clef;elections;non-fiction;election;history;20th century;1990s;american literature;presidents;literature;us;political novel;american fiction;america;
Copyright:
Edition Number:
10
Edition Description:
Anniversary
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.00x5.24x.86 in. .62 lbs.

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Product details 384 pages Random House Trade - English 9780812976472 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Throughout the book, the attention to physical and emotional detail in the draining political process, the sparkling intelligence and — through the use of Henry as hero — the unusual empathy with which a range of African Americans are portrayed suggest a very considerable new novelist." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "This novel is more informative about politics than any government textbook."
"Review" by , "Primary Colors is an odd book. But maybe the oddest thing about it is how good it is....The author's portrait of Mr. Clinton is astonishingly powerful."
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