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Kamala's way : an American life / Dan Morain.

Morain, Dan, (author.).



A revelatory biography of the first Black woman to stand for Vice President charts how the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of the most effective power players in the United States.
There's very little that's conventional about Kamala Harris, yet her personal story also represents the best of America. Morain introduces us to the fast-rising prosecutor, who became the first Black female attorney general in California history. He shows us that Harris is a shrewd strategist, a risk-taker who ran for the United States Senate, embraced Barack Obama's candidacy when he was just a long shot, and cares for her both her personal and political families while doing things her own way. -- adapted from jacket

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781982175764
  • ISBN: 1982175761
  • Physical Description: viii, 257 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-257).
Formatted Contents Note:
Shyamala's daughter -- That little girl -- An education, apartheid, and a slaughter -- A taste of politics -- Setting her sights -- Becoming a boldface -- Severing heads. Figuratively. -- Officer down -- Getting "smart" on crime -- Harris and Obama -- The mad dash -- Change comes to California -- Attorney General Harris -- The relic -- Wedding bells -- The damned photos -- Mortgage meltdown -- Phenomenal women -- "Just a dude" -- Woman in a hurry -- Joe Biden gives Harris a hand -- Picking her shots -- Fighting the forever war -- "Go get 'em" -- "I intend to fight" -- Stepping onto the national stage -- The resistance -- "I'm asking the questions" -- "Yes or no" -- Harris v. Kavanaugh -- A death in the family -- "For the people" -- Timing is everything -- Dancing in the rain.
Subject: Harris, Kamala, 1964-
Women legislators > United States > Biography.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
United States. Congress. Senate > Biography.
Women presidential candidates > United States > Biography.
Presidential candidates > United States > Biography.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / National.
Genre: Biographies.

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