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The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House
By John McLain (narrator) and Edward Klein
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication date May 15, 2012
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781455134762
ISBN-10 1455134767
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 6 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $29.95
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: It's amateur hour at the White House. So says New York Times bestselling author Edward Klein in his political expose' The Amateur. Tapping into the public's growing sentiment that President Obama is in over his head, The Amateur argues that Obama's toxic combination of incompetence and arrogance has run our nation and his presidency off the rails.

''Obama was both completely inexperienced and ideologically far to the left of most Americans when he entered the White House,'' says Klein. ''And he was so arrogant that he didn't even know what he didn't know.''

Klein, who is known for getting the inside scoop on everyone from the Kennedys to the Clintons, reveals never-before-published details about the Obama administration's political inner workings, as well as Barack and Michelle's personal lives, including:

--The inordinate influence Michelle wields over Barack and her feud with a high-profile celebrity

--The real reason Rahm Emmanuel left the White House (it wasn't for family reasons)

--Why Valerie Jarrett's role is closer to that of Rasputin than impartial senior advisor

--How Obama has purposefully forgotten and ignored those who put him in power, including the Kennedys and the Jewish and African American communities in Chicago

From Obama's conceited and detached demeanor, to his detrimental reliance on Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett's advice, to the Obamas' extravagant and out-of-touch lifestyle, The Amateur reveals a president whose ignorance and incompetence are sabotaging himself, his presidency, and America.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781596987852
 
from Regnery Pub (May 15, 2012)
9781596987852 | details & prices | 277 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $27.95
About: Think you know the real Barack Obama?
Paperback
Book cover for 9781621570905
 
Reprint edition from Regnery Pub (June 3, 2013)
9781621570905 | details & prices | 277 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $16.95
About: It’s amateur hour at the White House.
CD/Spoken Word
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With John McLain (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (May 15, 2012)
9781455134762 | details & prices | 5.50 × 6.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $29.95
About: It's amateur hour at the White House.
With John McLain (other contributor) | Mp3 una edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (May 15, 2012)
9781455134779 | details & prices | 5.50 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $29.95
About: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.

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