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Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? Audiobook

Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House

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Publisher's Summary

If your funny older sister were the former deputy chief of staff to President Barack Obama, her behind-the-scenes political memoir would sound something like this. Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? is an intimate and admiring portrait of a president, a candid book of advice for young women, and a promising debut from a savvy political star.

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©2017 Alyssa Mastromonaco (P)2017 Hachette Audio

What the Critics Say

"A candid and charming memoir of her unexpected career in government.... The memoir abounds with intimate glimpses of Washington, D.C., celebrities (Biden, Clinton, Michelle Obama, and scores more) and cheerfully dispensed survival strategies. An entertaining look inside the White House." (Kirkus)

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    I don't recall how I stumbled upon this book in Audible, but it was interesting, inspiring and laugh out loud funny! Worth the listen. I may listen again, it was that good.

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    jen Philadelphia, PA, US 03-23-17
    jen Philadelphia, PA, US 03-23-17 Member Since 2015
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    ...I ended up hearing inspiring and useful information for life and career. Also loved little Obama antidotes.


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