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    • Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?

    • And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House
    • By: Alyssa Mastromonaco, Lauren Oyler
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Mastromonaco
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,029
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,023

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging and funny

    • By Jean on 04-06-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?

    • And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House
    • By: Alyssa Mastromonaco
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Mastromonaco, Lauren Oyler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Alyssa Mastromonaco worked for Barack Obama for almost a decade and long before his run for president. From the then-senator's early days in Congress to his years in the Oval Office, she made Hope and Change happen through blood, sweat, tears and lots of briefing binders. But for every historic occasion - meeting the queen at Buckingham Palace, bursting in on secret climate talks or nailing a campaign speech in a hailstorm - there were dozens of less-than-perfect moments when it was up to Alyssa to save the day.

    Regular price: $20.65