Description - Codename: Renegade by Richard Wolffe
Written by British political reporter Richard Wolffe, Renegade is an election epic as well as an insightful biography of the new President of the United States. During the presidential campaign, Barack Obama told Wolffe that, You ll get more access than anyone else , resulting in a riveting first-hand account of the 21-month journey from candidate to president. Wolffe covers the campaign in untold detail as well as revealing how Obama learned his personal and political skills in his youth and early career, which led him from his university lecturer s office in Iowa, to his nomination as the Democratic candidate, and finally to the Oval Office in Washington. Combining history, political psychology and biography, Renegade is an essential guide to understanding the president.
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(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
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Author Biography - Richard Wolffe
British born Richard Wolffe was most recently Newsweek's senior White House correspondent. He covered the length of Barack Obama's presidential campaign, travelling with the candidate from his announcement through to Election Day, 21 months later and was granted Obama's first print interview inside the Oval Office. Prior to writing for Newsweek, Wolffe was a senior journalist at the Financial Times, working as its deputy bureau chief and US diplomatic correspondent in Washington, D.C. He is a political analyst for NBC, appears frequently on MSNBC, as well as on international media including the BBC and CBC.