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Kamala's way : an American life  Cover Image Book Book

Kamala's way : an American life

Morain, Dan (author.).

Summary

Summary: 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: 1982175761
  • ISBN: 9781982175764
  • Physical Description: viii, 257 pages ; 24 cm
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  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.
  • Badges:
    • Most Copies: 2 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 3 / 5.0

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: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Lawyers & Judges
POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / National
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Presidential candidates United States Biography
Women presidential candidates United States Biography
United States. Congress. Senate Biography
Legislators United States Biography
Women legislators United States Biography
Harris, Kamala 1964-
Genre: Biographies.

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