A very unflattering and disturbing description of what happens behind the scenes at the Whitehouse. A must read/listen during this very important time in history and the election process.
I'm a Grisham fan, but this latest work was very disappointing. Lacked his normal punch and listening was more of a grind, just to get it done. Story line was more than a little far fetched in my opinion. Narration was slow, halting, and detracted from the story. Don't waste your time.
Erik Larson is the next David McCullough! Loved The Devil in The White City and Isaac's Storm did not disappoint. I was vaguely familiar with the Galveston Hurricane and this book makes me want to read more about it. A thoroughly entertaining and informative listen. Highly recommend it. Thunderstruck is next on my list.
Just finished this book today and it is a must listen during these troubled economic times. The author provides an excellent review of the major New Deal legislation, policies, and players and the effect that these had on the nation's economy. Definitely worth listening to; I'm going to get the print version!
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