The Truth About Trump

The Truth About Trump

Book - 2016 | First St. Martin's Griffin edition.
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For all those who wonder, "Just who is Donald Trump?",
The Truth About Trump supplies the answer.

Drawing upon exclusive interviews and exhaustive research, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Michael D'Antonio presents Trump's full story, from his beginnings as a businessman to his juggernaut presidential campaign. Along the way, D'Antonio charts the successes and failures, scandals and triumphs, and relentless pursuit of money and fame that have made Trump who he is today. D'Antonio also details the origins of the Trump family fortune, Trump's history of using politics to get ahead, and howhe has mastered the media to turn publicity into power.

First published in 2015, and now updated to cover Trump's rise to political prominence, The Truth About Trump is an unsparing, eye-opening account of the life and career of the most talked-about man in America.


"A carefully reported and fair-minded account."-- USA Today

"A brisk and entertaining read, drawing on interviews and documents and distilling decades' worth of news coverage to tell the story of Trump's childhood, family, business deals, and political forays." -- The Washington Post

"Balanced, well sourced, and perfectly timed."-- Financial Times (UK)

Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin, 2016.
Edition: First St. Martin's Griffin edition.
ISBN: 9781250105288
Branch Call Number: 333.33092 Trump-D
Characteristics: xix, 389 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 21 cm

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GurmeharDhillon
Jul 26, 2016

i like trumpets

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StarGladiator
Jun 30, 2016

I look forward to reading this book. I have always considered Trump to be nothing more than a sleazy business guy, but compared to the others in this presidential campaign he really begins to look like the lesser of evils, and he certainly sounds light years more pro-worker than the couple who killed the New Deal, increasing drug dealing in lower income neighborhoods, and jail record numbers of American, the Clintons!
[Just as that rightwing party in the UK led the exit from the EU, something which any real leftwinger should have been doing, Trump most strangely ends up sounding far more progressive than those claiming to be liberal and progressive? If Trump manages to win the presidency, I sincerely believe it will because it was a protest vote against rampant criminality and corruption so extant today on the American political scene and government.]
Also recommended:
False Choices, The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton - - edited by Liz Featherstone
My Turn, by Doug Henwood
Listen, Liberal by Thomas Frank
Buyer's Remorse, by Bill Press

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