By Bob Woodward
Publication Date: September 11, 2012
Based on 18 months of reporting, Woodward's 17th book, "The Price of Politics," is an intimate, documented examination of how President Obama and the highest profile Republican and Democratic leaders in the United States Congress attempted to restore the American economy and improve the federal governmentÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´ÌàÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«ÌÎÌÊs fiscal condition over 3 1/2 years. Drawn from memos, contemporaneous meeting notes, emails and in-depth interviews with the central players, "The Price of Politics" addresses the key issue of the presidential and congressional campaigns: the condition of the American economy and how and why we got there. Providing verbatim, day-by-day, even hour-by-hour accounts, the book shows what really happened, what drove the debates, negotiations and struggles that define, and will continue to define, the American future.
About the Author
Bob Woodward has worked for The Washington Post since 1971 as a reporter and is currently an associate editor of the Post. While a young reporter for The Post in 1972, Woodward, teamed with Carl Bernstein, was instrumental in breaking the Watergate scandal that led to numerous government investigations and the eventual resignation of President Richard Nixon. Gene Roberts, former managing editor of The New York Times has called the work of Woodward and Bernstein ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìàmaybe the single greatest reporting effort of all time.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇ Woodward has authored or co-authored 16 nonfiction books in the last 36 years, all of which have been national bestsellers. All told, he has had 12 #1 national nonfiction bestsellers, more than any other contemporary author.
- Hardcover: 448 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster (September 11, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1451651104
- ISBN-13: 978-1451651102
- Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.4 x 1.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
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