Esteemed journalist and New York Times best-selling author Edward Klein reveals the truth about a woman who has managed to keep much of her life private. Drawing from inside sources, Klein reveals the reality of Hillary's turbulent marriage and exposes what she and Bill have done behind closed doors. He also proves that Hillary lied to America, even in her enormously successful Living History autobiography.
©2005 Edward Klein; (P)2005 Recorded Books, LLC
I've always found Hillary Clinton to be an incredibly polarizing figure. You either love her or hate her. It should be fairly obvious from the reviews written here who's a Hillary fan and who isn't.
I thought the author did a pretty good job of shedding some light on the drive and ambition that Mrs. Clinton has posessed since childhood.
On the one hand it's an amazing testament to her because of what she has achieved, but it is also sad when you consider her win-at-all-costs attitude gets in the way of telling the truth on subjects like Whitewater to staying in a loveless marriage with a spouse incapable of fidelity because he just happens to be the President of the United States.
I realize that's a loaded statement full of my own personal opinion, but in the end, I don't think this book will change your opinion of Sen. Clinton. It will only reinforce what you already believe about her.
Objective not subjective reading. An insight into Hilary from a person who has no political agenda, it is so refreshing. The people who love Hilary will swear its a right wing smear campaign but I could find nothing that would lead me to believe this.
I was very glad I selected this book. It looks past the glossy images the Clinton's have publicly shown people and clues you into what motivated their behavior, and to my great satisfaction, placed a much needed 'reasoning' to the disjointed behaviors and televised events. After reading this book, I have walked away with a better understanding and a much needed... "Ah ha! So that's what really happened!". Knowing much of the behind-the-scenes events and catalysts, I can now see the trail of disjointed public "performances" with a clearer eye. I always questioned the shifting "versions" of Hillary that I was introduced to over the years; and the odd relationship between the Clintons. This book, and the many people introduced by the author, helped me gain a fuller understanding. Please read, even if you don't agree, to have a clearer perspective on political maneuvers.
Hillary's very interesting life with Bill has taken her many places. Choir practice is not one of them. Such is politics. A brutal game. And she has done well. Chalk it up to her ambition, smarts and chamelion-like ability to become whom she need be. A skill learned from the master. Klein's book provides a wholistic look at Hillary's life. It portrays her as very bright, very ambitious, and willing to do whatever it takes to reach her goal. It's a fascinating look at a fascinating person.
This book shows a side of H that I'd never thought possible. When she runs, after this book you will feel different. Its a good listen...
This book seems to expose some of the behind the scenes interactions and truths that the Clintons so desperately try and conceal from the American public. It answers the question of what she actually stands for besides socialism and income re-distribution. Hopefully more people read this so voters can make an educated decision on whom to elect in 2008.
The book is hard to digest, but so too is the awful truth. The book will not change any minds as most of America has already decided one way or the other. For historical purposes, however, this book should be required reading for school children, in ethics classes, and for tyrants. God help America if fails to learn the lessons taught in this book.
Eye opening and well written. Too bad the author felt he must raise some very personal details of the Clinton's. Very factual and well supported. Author isn't a right winger, but a former NY Times editor and has his facts in line.
There really isn't "hate" being spread by this book. Fans of Hillary will like what they see and opponents will find confirmation in the reasons they don't like her politics. The fact is, this book calls her a power-hungry liberal. Is there anyone conservative or liberal who doesnt believe that to be the case? She's a politician for Pete's sake! This is not a revelation or hate-mongering!
The "Lesbian" thing is more about the radical-feminist politics of lesbianism... Not a claim that she really is a lesbian.
This book disects her life from elementary school years, to her "radical" college years, to her subrogation of ideals for the sake of power.
Well researched and organized. A good political read!
Liberal and Clinton lovers hate anything that exposes this very disturbed and power hungry disfunctional family. Hillary is no doubt a smart lady but she is also a disturbing and dangerous woman with an agenda of both revenge and hate.
What make her so dangerous is her ability to lie and really convince herself and the world she is telling her hearts truth.
This book should be read by all who vote and can finally stop this disgraceful family of misanthropes...
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