Making the Corps

Making the Corps

by Thomas E. Ricks

An inside look at the Marine Corps follows one year in the lives of a single platoon of raw Marine recruits, from their arrival on Parris Island to their first full year as members of the Corps.

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Fiasco

Fiasco

by Thomas E. Ricks

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize One of the Washington Post Book World's 10 Best Books of the Year One of Time's 10 Best Books of the Year USA Today's Nonfiction Book of the Year A New York Times Notable Book The definitive account of the American military's tragic experience in Iraq Fiasco is a masterful reckoning with the planning and execution of the American military invasion and occupation of Iraq through mid-2006, now with a postscript on recent developments. Ricks draws on the exclusive cooperation of an extraordinary number of American personnel, including more than one hundred senior officers, and access to more than 30,000 pages of o

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Barack and Joe

Barack and Joe

by Steven Levingston

A Washington Post 2019 Notable Selection A vivid and inspiring account of the "bromance" between Barack Obama and Joe Biden. The extraordinary partnership of Barack Obama and Joe Biden is unique in American history. The two men, their characters and styles sharply contrasting, formed a dynamic working relationship that evolved into a profound friendship. Their affinity was not predestined. Obama and Biden began wary of each other: Obama an impatient freshman disdainful of the Senate's plodding ways; Biden a veteran of the chamber and proud of its traditions. Gradually they came to respect each other's values and strengths and rode into the Wh

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No Ordinary Joe

No Ordinary Joe

by Daniel W. Pfaff

"Examines that life and career of Joseph Pulitzer III, editor and publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Pulitzer was the head of the Pulitzer Publishing Company, and he served as chairman of the Pulitzer Prize Board at Columbia University for thirty-one years"--Provided by publisher.

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Joe Biden

Joe Biden

by Evan Osnos

A concise, brilliant, and trenchant examination of Democratic Nominee Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s lifelong quest for the presidency by National Book Award winner Evan Osnos, adapted from nearly a decade of his reporting for The New Yorker. Former vice president Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been called both the luckiest man and the unluckiest—fortunate to have sustained a fifty-year political career that reached the White House, but also marked by deep personal losses and disappointments that he has suffered. Yet even as Biden’s life has been shaped by drama, it has also been powered by a willingness, rare at the top ranks of politics, to confront

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Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris

by Bob Harris

KAMALA HARRIS - THE BIOGRAPHY Kamala Harris is the vice president-elect of the United States, making her the first female vice president and first Black person and Asian American to hold the position. Bob Harris whom is the author of this book has earned a B.A. in History from Michigan State University in 1995. He was a teacher in the Chicago suburbs and Seoul, South Korea, prior to joining Britannica as a freelancer in 2000. Hired as a full-time copy editor in 2003, he currently works as an editor and oversees coverage of European history and military affairs. He has written so many books amongst which is: Donald Trump - The Biography Joe Bi

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