The Resource Joe Biden : a life of trial and redemption, Jules Witcover

Joe Biden : a life of trial and redemption, Jules Witcover

Label
Joe Biden : a life of trial and redemption
Title
Joe Biden
Title remainder
a life of trial and redemption
Statement of responsibility
Jules Witcover
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Newly updated, the definitive biography of the forty-seventh Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, which examines the fascinating life of a man who has shaped Washington politics for more than four decades, including his years in the Obama White House. Raised in the working-class towns of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, and with lackluster grades in school and no particular goals, Joe Biden shocked the nation in 1972 when he became one of the youngest elected senators in U.S. history. Over the course of four decades, he carved a legacy for himself as one of the most respected legislators in the country, and was a close friend and partner to President Barack Obama, who valued his vice president's vast experience in domestic and foreign affairs. Yet Biden's political success has been matched by personal tragedy and countless challenges
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
IMmBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Witcover, Jules
Dewey number
  • 328.73092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.B54
LC item number
W58 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biden, Joseph R
  • United States
  • Legislators
  • Vice-Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Joe Biden : a life of trial and redemption, Jules Witcover
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-548) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Updated and revised.
Extent
x, 564 pages
Isbn
9780062982643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1119735649
  • 989063
  • (OCoLC)on1119735649
  • 989063
Label
Joe Biden : a life of trial and redemption, Jules Witcover
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-548) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Updated and revised.
Extent
x, 564 pages
Isbn
9780062982643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1119735649
  • 989063
  • (OCoLC)on1119735649
  • 989063

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