Book: Rodham


"In 1971, Hillary Rodham is a young woman full of promise.

  • Author : Curtis Sittenfeld
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release : 01 June 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 13 : 9780399590931

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From the author of American Wife and Eligible . . . He proposed. She said no. And it changed her life forever. "A deviously clever what if."--O: The Oprah Magazine "Immersive, escapist."--Good Morning America "Ingenious."--The New York Times NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker * NPR * The Washington Post * Marie Claire * Cosmopolitan (UK) * Town & Country * New York Post In 1971, Hillary Rodham is a young woman full of promise: Life magazine has covered her Wellesley commencement speech, she's attending Yale Law School, and she's on the forefront of student activism and the women's rights movement. And then she meets Bill Clinton. A handsome, charismatic southerner and fellow law student, Bill is already planning his political career. In each other, the two find a profound intellectual, emotional, and physical connection that neither has previously experienced. In the real world, Hillary followed Bill back to Arkansas, and he proposed several times; although she said no more than once, as we all know, she eventually accepted and became Hillary Clinton. But in Curtis Sittenfeld's powerfully imagined tour-de-force of fiction, Hillary takes a different road. Feeling doubt about the prospective marriage, she endures their devastating breakup and leaves Arkansas. Over the next four decades, she blazes her own trail--one that unfolds in public as well as in private, that involves crossing paths again (and again) with Bill Clinton, that raises questions about the tradeoffs all of us must make in building a life. Brilliantly weaving a riveting fictional tale into actual historical events, Curtis Sittenfeld delivers an uncannily astute and witty story for our times. In exploring the loneliness, moral ambivalence, and iron determination that characterize the quest for political power, as well as both the exhilaration and painful compromises demanded of female ambition in a world still run mostly by men, Rodham is a singular an

Book: Rodham


"In 1971, Hillary Rodham is a young woman full of promise .

  • Author : Curtis Sittenfeld
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  • Release : 17 October 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 13 : 9780399590917

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"In 1971, Hillary Rodham is a young woman full of promise ... Then she meets a fellow law student named Bill Clinton. A charismatic Southerner, Bill is already laying the groundwork for his political career. In each other, Hillary and Bill find a profound intellectual, emotional, and physical connection that neither has previously experienced. In the real world, Hillary followed Bill back to Arkansas, and he proposed several times. Although she turned him down more than once, she eventually accepted and became Hillary Clinton. But in Curtis Sittenfeld's [novel], Hillary follows a different path"--

Book: Rodham


And it changed her life forever. “A deviously clever what if.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Immersive, escapist.”—Good Morning America “Ingenious.”—The New York Times NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker • ...

  • Author : Curtis Sittenfeld
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 19 May 2020
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 13 : 9780399590924

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of American Wife and Eligible . . . He proposed. She said no. And it changed her life forever. “A deviously clever what if.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Immersive, escapist.”—Good Morning America “Ingenious.”—The New York Times NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker • NPR • The Washington Post • Marie Claire • Cosmopolitan (UK) • Town & Country • New York Post In 1971, Hillary Rodham is a young woman full of promise: Life magazine has covered her Wellesley commencement speech, she’s attending Yale Law School, and she’s on the forefront of student activism and the women’s rights movement. And then she meets Bill Clinton. A handsome, charismatic southerner and fellow law student, Bill is already planning his political career. In each other, the two find a profound intellectual, emotional, and physical connection that neither has previously experienced. In the real world, Hillary followed Bill back to Arkansas, and he proposed several times; although she said no more than once, as we all know, she eventually accepted and became Hillary Clinton. But in Curtis Sittenfeld’s powerfully imagined tour-de-force of fiction, Hillary takes a different road. Feeling doubt about the prospective marriage, she endures their devastating breakup and leaves Arkansas. Over the next four decades, she blazes her own trail—one that unfolds in public as well as in private, that involves crossing paths again (and again) with Bill Clinton, that raises questions about the tradeoffs all of us must make in building a life. Brilliantly weaving a riveting fictional tale into actual historical events, Curtis Sittenfeld delivers an uncannily astute and witty story for our times. In exploring the loneliness, moral ambivalence, and iron determination that characterize the quest for political power, as well as both the exhilaration and painful compromises demanded of female ambition in a world still run

Book: Rodham


Hillary Rodham är 1971 en ung och lovande kvinna: hennes examenstal på Wellesley College har uppmärksammats av tidskriften Life, hon studerar juridik vid Yale Law School och hon är aktiv inom student- och kvinnorörelsen.

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  • Release : 17 October 2021
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  • ISBN 13 : 9146236961

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Hillary Rodham är 1971 en ung och lovande kvinna: hennes examenstal på Wellesley College har uppmärksammats av tidskriften Life, hon studerar juridik vid Yale Law School och hon är aktiv inom student- och kvinnorörelsen. Då träffar hon Bill Clinton. Bill är en stilig och karismatisk studentkamrat från sydstaterna, redan med siktet inställt på en politisk karriär. I varandra hittar de en djup samhörighet som ingen av dem tidigare upplevt, varken intellektuellt, känslomässigt eller fysiskt.I verkligheten följde Hillary med Bill hem till Arkansas och han friade flera gånger. Trots att han fick nobben mer än en gång svarade hon som alla vet till slut ja och blev Hillary Clinton.I Curtis Sittenfelds härligt fantasifulla roman går Hillary i stället en annan väg. Tvivlen kring det eventuella äktenskapet får henne att trots allt välja den svåra brytningen och lämna Arkansas. Under fyra årtionden stakar hon ut en egen bana, såväl offentligt som privat, en bana som återkommande korsas av Bill Clinton och som väcker frågor om de avvägningar vi alla måste göra när vi skapar oss ett liv.Curtis Sittenfeld väver mästerligt ihop fängslande fiktion med verkliga historiska händelser och skapar en skärpt och träffsäker berättelse för vår tid. Rodham är en unik och oförglömlig roman som utforskar den ensamhet, moraliska kluvenhet och järnhårda beslutsamhet som kännetecknar strävandena efter politisk makt, men också av den glöd och de smärtsamma kompromisser som krävs av en kvinna med ambitioner i en värld som fortfarande till största delen styrs av män.

Book: Living History


The author chronicles her eight years as First Lady of the United States, looking back on her husband's two administrations, the challenges she faced during the period, the impeachment crisis, and her own political work.

  • Author : Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 19 April 2004
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 567
  • ISBN 13 : 0743222253

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The author chronicles her eight years as First Lady of the United States, looking back on her husband's two administrations, the challenges she faced during the period, the impeachment crisis, and her own political work.

Book: American Wife


NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The New York Times Book Review • Chicago Tribune • NPR • Rocky Mountain News • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Washington Post Book World

  • Author : Curtis Sittenfeld
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 02 September 2008
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 13 : 9781588367532

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On what might become one of the most significant days in her husband’s presidency, Alice Blackwell considers the strange and unlikely path that has led her to the White House–and the repercussions of a life lived, as she puts it, “almost in opposition to itself.” A kind, bookish only child born in the 1940s, Alice learned the virtues of politeness early on from her stolid parents and small Wisconsin hometown. But a tragic accident when she was seventeen shattered her identity and made her understand the fragility of life and the tenuousness of luck. So more than a decade later, when she met boisterous, charismatic Charlie Blackwell, she hardly gave him a second look: She was serious and thoughtful, and he would rather crack a joke than offer a real insight; he was the wealthy son of a bastion family of the Republican party, and she was a school librarian and registered Democrat. Comfortable in her quiet and unassuming life, she felt inured to his charms. And then, much to her surprise, Alice fell for Charlie. As Alice learns to make her way amid the clannish energy and smug confidence of the Blackwell family, navigating the strange rituals of their country club and summer estate, she remains uneasy with her newfound good fortune. And when Charlie eventually becomes President, Alice is thrust into a position she did not seek–one of power and influence, privilege and responsibility. As Charlie’s tumultuous and controversial second term in the White House wears on, Alice must face contradictions years in the making: How can she both love and fundamentally disagree with her husband? How complicit has she been in the trajectory of her own life? What should she do when her private beliefs run against her public persona? In Alice Blackwell, New York Times bestselling author Curtis Sittenfeld has created her most dynamic and complex heroine yet. American Wife is a gorgeously written novel that weaves class, wealth, race, and the exigencies of fate into a brillia

Book: Rodham


  • Author : Curtis Sittenfeld
  • Publisher : Black Swan
  • Release : 01 June 2021
  • Category: Politicians
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 13 : 0552776602

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Book: The Book of Gutsy Women


Long after I stopped clipping articles, I continued to seek out stories of women who seemed to be redefining what was possible. CHELSEA: This book is the continuation of a conversation the two of us have been having since I was little.

  • Author : Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 01 October 2019
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 13 : 9781501178412

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Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them—women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done. She couldn’t have been more than seven or eight years old. “Go ahead, ask your question,” her father urged, nudging her forward. She smiled shyly and said, “You’re my hero. Who’s yours?” Many people—especially girls—have asked us that same question over the years. It’s one of our favorite topics. HILLARY: Growing up, I knew hardly any women who worked outside the home. So I looked to my mother, my teachers, and the pages of Life magazine for inspiration. After learning that Amelia Earhart kept a scrapbook with newspaper articles about successful women in male-dominated jobs, I started a scrapbook of my own. Long after I stopped clipping articles, I continued to seek out stories of women who seemed to be redefining what was possible. CHELSEA: This book is the continuation of a conversation the two of us have been having since I was little. For me, too, my mom was a hero; so were my grandmothers. My early teachers were also women. But I grew up in a world very different from theirs. My pediatrician was a woman, and so was the first mayor of Little Rock who I remember from my childhood. Most of my close friends’ moms worked outside the home as nurses, doctors, teachers, professors, and in business. And women were going into space and breaking records here on Earth. Ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls remains a big piece of the unfinished business of the twenty-first century. While there’s a lot of work to do, we know that throughout history and around the globe women have overcome the toughest resistance imaginable to win victories that have made progress possible for all of us. That is the achievement of each of the women in this book. So how did they do it? The answers are as unique as the women themselves. Civil right

Book: It Takes a Village


This new edition elucidates how the choices we make about how we raise our children, and how we support families, will determine how all nations will face the challenges of this century.

  • Author : Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 11 December 2012
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9781471108648

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Ten years ago one of America's most important public figures, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, chronicled her quest both deeply personal and, in the truest sense, public to help make our society into the kind of village that enables children to become able, caring resilient adults. IT TAKES A VILLAGE is a textbook for caring, filled with truths that are worth a read, and a reread. In her substantial new introduction, Senator Clinton reflects on how our village has changed over the last decade, from the internet to education, and on how her own understanding of children has deepened as she has watched Chelsea grow up and take on challenges new to her generation, from a first job to living through a terrorist attack. She discusses how the work she is doing in the Senate is helping children and looks at where America has been successful, improvements in the foster care system and support for adoption, and where there is still work to be done, providing pre-school programmes and universal health care to all our children. This new edition elucidates how the choices we make about how we raise our children, and how we support families, will determine how all nations will face the challenges of this century.

Book: The Seduction of Hillary Rodham


A biography of the controversial first lady examines the political and social influences that have shaped her, her role in the Clinton White House, and her struggle to maintain her personal and political integrity

  • Author : David Brock
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 02 February 1998
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 13 : 9780684837703

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A biography of the controversial first lady examines the political and social influences that have shaped her, her role in the Clinton White House, and her struggle to maintain her personal and political integrity

Book: What Happened


What Happened is the story of that campaign, now with a new epilogue showing how Hillary grappled with many of her worst fears coming true in the Trump Era, while finding new hope in a surge of civic activism, women running for office, and ...

  • Author : Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 12 September 2017
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 13 : 9781501175572

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“An engaging, beautifully synthesized page-turner” (Slate). The #1 New York Times bestseller and Time #1 Nonfiction Book of the Year: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s most personal memoir yet, about the 2016 presidential election. In this “candid and blackly funny” (The New York Times) memoir, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. She takes us inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. “At her most emotionally raw” (People), Hillary describes what it was like to run against Donald Trump, the mistakes she made, how she has coped with a shocking and devastating loss, and how she found the strength to pick herself back up afterward. She tells readers what it took to get back on her feet—the rituals, relationships, and reading that got her through, and what the experience has taught her about life. In this “feminist manifesto” (The New York Times), she speaks to the challenges of being a strong woman in the public eye, the criticism over her voice, age, and appearance, and the double standard confronting women in politics. Offering a “bracing... guide to our political arena” (The Washington Post), What Happened lays out how the 2016 election was marked by an unprecedented assault on our democracy by a foreign adversary. By analyzing the evidence and connecting the dots, Hillary shows just how dangerous the forces are that shaped the outcome, and why Americans need to understand them to protect our values and our democracy in the future. The election of 2016 was unprecedented and historic. What Happened is the story of that campaign, now with a new epilogue showing how Hillary grappled with many of her wors