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Truth About Sarah (Hardcover) (Matthew Berger)

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An unbiased inside look at the controversial candidate who burst onto the national political stage to redefine the Republican party's future

Love her or loathe her, Americans are fascinated by Sarah Palin, the Alaska governor and Beltway outsider whose surprise pick as John McCain's 2008 running mate brought her to instant national prominence. Who is Sarah Palin-a smart new talent who can galvanize the conservative base, or a lightweight plagued by interview missteps and wardrobe excess? Is she a typical hockey mom or a ruthless political climber?

Written by an NBC News reporter who was one of just five journalists embedded with Sarah Palin and her staff during the 2008 campaign, The Truth about Sarah takes an in-depth look at the woman who is poised to become the Republican standard bearer in the next presidential election. It takes you behind the scenes of her life and incredible months on the campaign trail to where she stands today as she charts her future.

  • Draws on extensive interviews and firsthand knowledge of Palin and the campaign
  • A balanced look at one the nation's most important new political figures
  • Coverage of a groundbreaking conservative, feminine woman's national candidacy

Whether you're her fan or her foe, Sarah Palin is the Republican to watch-and this is the book that tells you why.

An unbiased inside look at the controversial candidate who burst onto the national political stage to redefine the Republican party's future


Love her or loathe her, Americans are fascinated by Sarah Palin, the Alaska governor and Beltway outsider whose surprise pick as John McCain's 2008 running mate brought her to instant national prominence. Who is Sarah Palin-a smart new talent who can galvanize the conservative base, or a lightweight plagued by interview missteps and wardrobe excess? Is she a typical hockey mom or a ruthless political climber?

Written by an NBC News reporter who was one of just five journalists embedded with Sarah Palin and her staff during the 2008 campaign, The Truth about Sarah takes an in-depth look at the woman who is poised to become the Republican standard bearer in the next presidential election. It takes you behind the scenes of her life and incredible months on the campaign trail to where she stands today as she charts her future.



  • Draws on extensive interviews and firsthand knowledge of Palin and the campaign


  • A balanced look at one the nation's most important new political figures


  • Coverage of a groundbreaking conservative, feminine woman's national candidacy




Whether you're her fan or her foe, Sarah Palin is the Republican to watch-and this is the book that tells you why.

Number of Pages: 288.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Political
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Matthew Berger
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2017
TCIN: 11672159
UPC: 9780470501801
Item Number (DPCI): 247-01-5654

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