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Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election
Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election

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Manufacturer: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Author(s): Jeffrey Toobin

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Product Description:
Binding: Paperback
Brand: Toobin, Jeffrey
EAN: 9780375761072
Edition: Reprint
ISBN: 0375761071
Item Dimensions: Array
Label: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Languages: Array
Manufacturer: Random House Trade Paperbacks
MPN: 9780375761072
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 320
Publication Date: 2002-10-08
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Release Date: 2002-10-08
Studio: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Editorial Review:
From the best-selling author of A Vast Conspiracy and The Run of His Life comes Too Close to Call--the definitive story of the Bush-Gore presidential recount. A political and legal analyst of unparalleled journalistic skill, Jeffrey Toobin is the ideal writer to distill the events of the thirty-six anxiety-filled days that culminated in one of the most stunning Supreme Court decisions in history.

Packed with news-making disclosures and written with the drive of a legal thriller, Too Close to Call takes us inside James Baker's private jet, through the locked gates to Al Gore's mansion, behind the covered-up windows of Katherine Harris's office, and even into the secret conference room of the United States Supreme Court. As the scene shifts from Washington to Austin and into the remote corners of the enduringly strange Sunshine State, Toobin's book will transform what you thought you knew about the most extraordinary political drama in American history.

The Florida recount unfolded in a kaleidoscopic maze of bizarre concepts (chads, pregnant and otherwise), unfamiliar people in critically important positions (the Florida Supreme Court), and familiar people in surprising new places (the Miami relatives of Elián González, in a previously undisclosed role in this melodrama). With the rich characterization that is his trademark, Toobin portrays the prominent strategists who masterminded the campaigns--the Daleys and the Roves--and also the lesser-known but influential players who pulled the strings, as well as the judges and justices whose decisions determined the final outcome. Toobin gives both camps a treatment they have not yet received--remarkably evenhanded, nonpartisan, and entirely new.

The post-election period posed a challenge to even the most zealous news junkie: how to keep up with what was happening and sort out the important from the trivial. Jeffrey Toobin has now done this--and then some. With clarity, insight, humor, and a deep understanding of the law, he deconstructs the events, the players, and the often Byzantine intricacies of our judicial system. A remarkable account of one of the most significant periods in our country's history, Too Close to Call is endlessly surprising, frequently poignant, and wholly addictive.


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