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  • Days of Fire

  • Bush and Cheney in the White House
  • By: Peter Baker
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 29 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
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Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger: a bold and untested president and his seasoned, relentless vice president. Confronted by one crisis after another, they struggled to protect the country, remake the world, and define their own relationship along the way. In Days of Fire, Peter Baker chronicles the history of the most consequential presidency in modern times through the prism of its two most compelling characters, capturing the elusive and shifting alliance of George Walker Bush and Richard Bruce Cheney as no historian has done before.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A balanced account of the W and Cheney White House

  • By Scott on 11-15-13


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Reviewed: 03-28-17

Fascinating story that goes through the Bush administration in detailed, chronological order. Loved it!