By Michael Brissenden
From the desolate coal-mining hollers of West Virginia to Washington, DC’s ghettos and the Mormon groups of Utah, this engrossing journalistic account travels the rustic with unheard of scope to grapple with political matters and to inform the tales of the avid gamers, the hopeful actual believers, the skeptics, the winners, and the losers. Following the lengthy and fractious political technique that might both convey Barack Obama an opportunity to be a very transformative president or position him along one-term leaders reminiscent of Jimmy Carter, this chronicle additionally observes the Republican social gathering tear itself aside to discover a becoming opponent for Obama. It analyzes no matter if America’s first black president will meet the big expectancies of his electorate and the remainder of the area. With wry humor and slicing perception, this booklet explores a unprecedented second in usa heritage and stocks stories of individuals, identification, and culture.
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