HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton's political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circle

Hillary Clinton’s surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career, vanquished by a much younger opponent whose message of change and cutting-edge tech team ran circles around her stodgy campaign. And yet, six years later, she has reemerged as an even more powerful and influential figure, a formidable stateswoman and the presumed front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, marking one of the great political comebacks in history. 
 
The story of Hillary’s phoenixlike rise is at the heart of HRC, a riveting political biography that journeys into the heart of “Hillaryland” to discover a brilliant strategist at work. Masterfully unfolded by Politico’s Jonathan Allen and The Hill’s Amie Parnes from more than two hundred top-access interviews with Hillary’s intimates, colleagues, supporters, and enemies, HRC portrays a seasoned operator who negotiates political and diplomatic worlds with equal savvy. Loathed by the Obama team in the wake of the primary, Hillary worked to become the president’s greatest ally, their fates intertwined in the work of reestablishing America on the world stage. HRC puts readers in the room with Hillary during the most intense and pivotal moments of this era, as she mulls the president-elect’s offer to join the administration, pulls the strings to build a coalition for his war against Libya, and scrambles to deal with the fallout from the terrible events in Benghazi—all while keeping one eye focused on 2016.
 
HRC offers a rare look inside the merciless Clinton political machine, as Bill Clinton handled the messy business of avenging Hillary’s primary loss while she tried to remain above the partisan fray. Exploring her friendships and alliances with Robert Gates, David Petraeus, Leon Panetta, Joe Biden, and the president himself, Allen and Parnes show how Hillary fundamentally transformed the State Department through the force of her celebrity and her unparalleled knowledge of how power works in Washington. Filled with deep reporting and immersive storytelling, this remarkable portrait of the most important female politician in American history is an essential inside look at the woman who may be our next president.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780804136761
9780804149280
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID31bf8d0e-4f18-4b88-83fa-8fa15618312d
Grouping Titlehrc state secrets and the rebirth of hillary clinton
Grouping Authorjonathan allen
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2023-02-02 03:53:52AM
Last Indexed2023-02-02 06:38:08AM

Solr Fields

accelerated_reader_point_value
0
accelerated_reader_reading_level
0
auth_author2
Parnes, Amie
author
Allen, Jonathan (Jonathan J. M.)
author2-role
Parnes, Amie,author
author_display
Allen, Jonathan
available_at_addison
Online OverDrive Collection
detailed_location_addison
Axis 360
Online OverDrive Collection
display_description
The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton's political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circle

Hillary Clinton’s surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career, vanquished by a much younger opponent whose message of change and cutting-edge tech team ran circles around her stodgy campaign. And yet, six years later, she has reemerged as an even more powerful and influential figure, a formidable stateswoman and the presumed front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, marking one of the great political comebacks in history. 
 
The story of Hillary’s phoenixlike rise is at the heart of HRC, a riveting political biography that journeys into the heart of “Hillaryland” to discover a brilliant strategist at work. Masterfully unfolded by Politico’s Jonathan Allen and The Hill’s Amie Parnes from more than two hundred top-access interviews with Hillary’s intimates, colleagues, supporters, and enemies, HRC portrays a seasoned operator who negotiates political and diplomatic worlds with equal savvy. Loathed by the Obama team in the wake of the primary, Hillary worked to become the president’s greatest ally, their fates intertwined in the work of reestablishing America on the world stage. HRC puts readers in the room with Hillary during the most intense and pivotal moments of this era, as she mulls the president-elect’s offer to join the administration, pulls the strings to build a coalition for his war against Libya, and scrambles to deal with the fallout from the terrible events in Benghazi—all while keeping one eye focused on 2016.
 
HRC offers a rare look inside the merciless Clinton political machine, as Bill Clinton handled the messy business of avenging Hillary’s primary loss while she tried to remain above the partisan fray. Exploring her friendships and alliances with Robert Gates, David Petraeus, Leon Panetta, Joe Biden, and the president himself, Allen and Parnes show how Hillary fundamentally transformed the State Department through the force of her celebrity and her unparalleled knowledge of how power works in Washington. Filled with deep reporting and immersive storytelling, this remarkable portrait of the most important female politician in American history is an essential inside look at the woman who may be our next president.
format_addison
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_addison
Audio Books
eBook
id
31bf8d0e-4f18-4b88-83fa-8fa15618312d
isbn
9780804136761
9780804149280
last_indexed
2023-02-02T12:38:08.144Z
lexile_score
-1
literary_form
Non Fiction
literary_form_full
Non Fiction
local_callnumber_addison
Online OverDrive
owning_library_addison
Addison Public Library Online
owning_location_addison
Online OverDrive Collection
primary_isbn
9780804136761
publishDate
2014
publisher
Books on Tape
Crown
Crown Publishers
recordtype
grouped_work
subject_facet
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Political
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Biography
Cabinet officers
Cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography
Clinton, Hillary Rodham
Diplomatic relations
Electronic books
Leadership
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Leadership
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Leadership
Political
Politics and government
Presidential candidates
Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography
United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2009-2017
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017
Women cabinet officers
Women cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography
Women in Politics
Women presidential candidates
Women presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography
title_display
HRC State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
title_full
HRC : state secrets and the rebirth of Hillary Clinton / Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes
HRC State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
title_short
HRC
title_sub
State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
topic_facet
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Biography & Autobiography
Cabinet officers
Clinton, Hillary Rodham
Diplomatic relations
Foreign relations
General
Government
International
International Relations
Leadership
Nonfiction
POLITICAL SCIENCE
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Leadership
Political
Political Process
Politics
Politics and government
Presidential candidates
Women cabinet officers
Women in Politics
Women presidential candidates
Women's Studies

Solr Details Tables

item_details

Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent URLDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocation
overdrive:2ea0713b-f305-442d-8e3a-f4e3142d8a84-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueOverDriveAvailable Online
overdrive:2ea0713b-f305-442d-8e3a-f4e3142d8a841Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books0falsetrueOverDriveAvailable Online
axis360:bl2014010873bl2014010873Axis 360Online Axis 360eBookeBook1falsetrueAxis 360http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0013743327Available OnlineAxis 360
overdrive:cb557ad1-fcff-4eec-a2e5-9972d5a2da0a-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook4falsetrueOverDriveAvailable Online
overdrive:cb557ad1-fcff-4eec-a2e5-9972d5a2da0a1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook0falsetrueOverDriveAvailable Online

record_details

Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
overdrive:2ea0713b-f305-442d-8e3a-f4e3142d8a84eAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishBooks on Tape2014
axis360:bl2014010873eBookeBookFirst editionEnglishCrown Publishers[2014]1 online resource (440 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
overdrive:cb557ad1-fcff-4eec-a2e5-9972d5a2da0aeBookeBookEnglishCrown2014

scoping_details_addison

Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:2ea0713b-f305-442d-8e3a-f4e3142d8a84-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:2ea0713b-f305-442d-8e3a-f4e3142d8a841Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
axis360:bl2014010873bl2014010873Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:cb557ad1-fcff-4eec-a2e5-9972d5a2da0a-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:cb557ad1-fcff-4eec-a2e5-9972d5a2da0a1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue