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Report of the County Chairman
By James A. Michener and Steve Berry (introduced by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dial Pr
Publication date April 12, 2016
Pages 205
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780812986839
ISBN-10 0812986830
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.46 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: James A. Michener, the acclaimed author of sweeping historical blockbusters, chronicles his personal involvement in one of the most dramatic elections of the twentieth century: the presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. A relative newcomer to politics, Michener served as the Democratic chairman in his native Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in a rural battleground precinct where the major controversies of the day—notably Kennedy’s Catholicism—brought cultural divides to the forefront. First published shortly after the 1960 election, Report of the County Chairman remains an intimate, gripping account of the power of grassroots political involvement.
 
Praise for Report of the County Chairman
 
“A candid account of the Kennedy/Nixon campaign.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“Fascinating . . . The personalities are vividly and vigorously sketched—the workers, the volunteers, the hatchet men, the pros and . . . key figures on the barnstorming tour.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“Instructive . . . Anti-Catholicism was not just a Southern problem. In Pennsylvania, accounts of increasing anti-Catholicism were widespread. No one documented this sentiment more clearly than famed Pennsylvania novelist James Michener.”—The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania)

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With James A. Michener | from Dial Pr (April 12, 2016)
9780812986839 | details & prices | 205 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.46 lbs | List price $16.00
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