Joe Biden : a life of trial and redemption / Jules Witcover.

By: Witcover, Jules
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : William Morrow/HarperCollins, c2010Edition: 1st edDescription: viii, 536 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780061791987 (hardcover) :; 0061791989 (hardcover) :; 9780061791994 (trade pb); 0061791997 (trade pb); 9780062002181 (large print); 006200218X (large print); 9780062014337 (e-book); 0062014331 (e-book)Subject(s): Biden, Joseph R | Legislators -- United States -- Biography | Vice-Presidents -- United States -- Biography | United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-DDC classification: 328.73092 | B LOC classification: E840.8.B54 | W58 2010
Contents:
Scranton -- Wilmington -- Building a dream -- The making of a politician -- David and Goliath -- The dream shattered -- A fresh start -- Finding himself, and Jill -- Civil rights and Jimmy Carter, and reelection -- Moving on to the national stage -- Joe Biden for president -- A judicial intrusion -- Debacle in Iowa -- Concentrating on Bork -- A costly victory -- Down but not out -- Holding out for peace -- Clarence and Anita -- In search of truth and fairness -- Cozy corporate capital of America -- Fighting crime and abuse of power -- Senate globe-trotter -- Wars of necessity and choice -- Reassessing a quagmire -- Biden for president again -- A questionable prize -- An offer he couldn't refuse -- Vice President Biden.
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Scranton -- Wilmington -- Building a dream -- The making of a politician -- David and Goliath -- The dream shattered -- A fresh start -- Finding himself, and Jill -- Civil rights and Jimmy Carter, and reelection -- Moving on to the national stage -- Joe Biden for president -- A judicial intrusion -- Debacle in Iowa -- Concentrating on Bork -- A costly victory -- Down but not out -- Holding out for peace -- Clarence and Anita -- In search of truth and fairness -- Cozy corporate capital of America -- Fighting crime and abuse of power -- Senate globe-trotter -- Wars of necessity and choice -- Reassessing a quagmire -- Biden for president again -- A questionable prize -- An offer he couldn't refuse -- Vice President Biden.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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