Hillary Rodham Clinton: Polarizing First Lady

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University Press of Kansas
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5.5 X 10.0 X 1.25 inches | 1.18 pounds
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About the Author
Gil Troy is a professor of history at McGill University. Originally from Queens, New York, he is the author of eleven books.
"One of the few balanced studies of Clinton. Worth keeping in mind as the campaigns heat up."--Library Journal

"An engrossing look at the behind-the-scenes 'psychodrama' of the Clinton White House."--Booklist

"The complex individual shines through Troy's eloquent rendering. Highly recommended."--Choice
"A valuable primer on a first lady who is both a cultural icon and a political force. Troy's portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton shows how her elasticity as a public figure saved her husband's presidency and ultimately led her to pursue power in her own right."--Eleanor Clift, contributing editor, Newsweek

"A balanced and astute assessment of one of the most complex, polarizing, and compelling political figures of our time--a book that manages to be psychologically revealing without ever sensationalizing."--Margaret Talbot, author of Gender, Power, and Culture

"The Hillary Clinton that emerges from Troy's book is not a caricature, but a real person, possessing virtues and flaws, living a life marked by both achievement and failure."--Alonzo L. Hamby, author of For the Survival of Democracy

"A cogent, clear-eyed, and timely view of the most prominent and, arguably, controversial first lady in modern American history."--Barbara Kellerman, author of The Political Presidency