From Library Journal
-AMichael A. Genovese, Loyola Marymount Univ., Los Angeles
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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"It's a new day," proclaimed Al Gore on October 6, 1999, in Nashville. It would have been a great day had he stepped out of Clinton's shadow when we learned the truth and not stood... Read morePublished on September 5, 2005 by Betty Burks
If you are looking for a balanced account of a complicated man this is the book for you. Maraniss is one of the best writers of this generation and he simply continues to impress.Published on March 25, 2003 by James Frazee
I guess the folks in Tennessee were not so fond of the Prince during the 2000 election. Maraniss failed to do his homework because many people in Tenn loathe Gore. Read morePublished on November 27, 2002
After reading this book I have concluded Albert Gore is quite possibly the most arrogant politician since Richard Nixon. Read morePublished on September 28, 2001 by Doger Roger
Good, clearly worded overview of Gore. David Maraniss has already proven his worth as a biographer with Clinton's "First of His Class" and Ellen Nakashima is a writer... Read morePublished on July 1, 2001 by Jeff
THis book is by no means a bad book. It stated the facts clearly and accurately. It was honest. It did not try to sidestep the fact that Al Gore smoked marijuana, that he has... Read morePublished on February 28, 2001
Why doesn't this boo talk about all the shady dealS IN AL GORE'S past. Why is that? Down with the SystemPublished on February 11, 2001 by thomas
David Maraniss skillfully documents the rise of Al Gore to his role as Vice President. Maraniss, as in his other books on Vince Lombardi and Bill Clinton, is a great writer. Read morePublished on January 9, 2001 by vonman
Al Gore's promise in the 2000 campaign was "I'LL FIGHT FOR YOU."
To Wilson McWilliams in Commonweal (12/01/00) this is the slogan of a "second-rate"... Read more