“All Americans should know Nancy Pelosi's remarkable story. This is a fascinating account of one of the nation's most fascinating political figures. No journalist has followed her more closely, and can tell her story better, than Marc Sandalow.” ―Willie Brown, former California Assembly Speaker and mayor of San Francisco
“An illuminating portrait of the forces that shaped Nancy Pelosi and the way she wields power as the first woman to achieve the highest post in a male-dominated institution. ” ―Eleanor Clift, contributing editor, Newsweek
“ This book is a wonderful insight into the first woman Speaker of the House. She is a modern pioneer whose life story is an inspiration to a whole new generation of women. And no one has followed her political career more closely than Marc Sandalow.” ―Leon Panetta, former White House chief of staff
About the Author
Marc Sandalow spent 21 years on the staff of the San Francisco Chronicle, the last 10 years as the paper's Washington bureau chief. He is currently a political analyst on KPIX-TV and KCBS radio in San Francisco. Sandalow is a coauthor of a book on baseball entitled Ballparks: A Panoramic History, and lives in Bethesda, Maryland.