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Description - Man of the People by Paul Alexander

The son and grandson of navy admirals, it was no surprise that a young John McCain entered active duty and quickly rose to the rank of captain as a naval aviator. What could not be foreseen was McCain's tour of duty in Vietnam, which would end with his plane being shot down. In "Man of the People", political journalist Paul Alexander offers an in-depth account of this remarkable patriot's journey from naval academy student to presidential hopeful. We follow McCain during his 21-year tour in the US Navy and watch as he evolves into one of America's most respected and distinguished political leaders.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471228295
ISBN-10: 047122829X
Format: Hardback
(232mm x 163mm x 33mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Paul Alexander

PAUL ALEXANDER is cohost of the highly rated WABC radio show with John Batchelor, Batchelor & Alexander. He has become a widely read political journalist in recent years, and his articles have appeared in George, Mirabella, The Advocate, and, most recently, Rolling Stone. He is the author of biographies on Sylvia Plath, James Dean, and J.D. Salinger. In addition, his cultural reporting has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, New York, the Village Voice, Worth, Interview, the Los Angeles Times Book Review, Out, The Nation, Cosmopolitan, Premiere, Gear, Travel & Leisure, the New York Observer, and The Guardian. During the fall of 2002, he will be a Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Alexander lives in New York City.

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