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The Resource Chasing Hillary : ten years, two presidential campaigns, and one intact glass ceiling, Amy Chozick

Chasing Hillary : ten years, two presidential campaigns, and one intact glass ceiling, Amy Chozick

Label
Chasing Hillary : ten years, two presidential campaigns, and one intact glass ceiling
Title
Chasing Hillary
Title remainder
ten years, two presidential campaigns, and one intact glass ceiling
Statement of responsibility
Amy Chozick
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • n-us---
  • eng
Summary
  • "The dishy, rollicking, and deeply personal story of what really happened in the 2016 election, as seen through the eyes of the New York Times reporter who gave eight years of her life to covering the First Woman President who wasn't"--Amazon.com
  • For nearly a decade, award-winning New York Times journalist Amy Chozick chronicled Hillary Clinton's pursuit of the presidency. Chozick's assignments, covering Clinton's imploding 2008 campaign and then her front-row seat to the 2016 election on "The Hillary Beat," set off a years-long journey in which the formative years of Chozick's twenties and thirties became, both personally and professionally, intrinsically intertwined with Clinton's presidential ambitions. As Clinton tried, and twice failed, to shatter "that highest, hardest glass ceiling," Chozick was trying, with various fits and starts, to scale the highest echelons of American journalism. In this rollicking, hilarious narrative, Chozick takes us through the high- (and low-) lights of the most noxious and dramatic presidential election in American history. Chozick's candor and clear-eyed perspective--from her seat on the Hillary bus and reporting from inside the campaign's Brooklyn headquarters to her run-ins with Donald J. Trump--provide fresh intrigue and insights into the story we thought we all knew. This is the real story of what happened, with the kind of dishy, inside details that repeatedly surprise and enlighten. But Chasing Hillary is also the unusually personal and moving memoir of how Chozick came to understand Clinton not as an unknowable enigma and political animal, but as a complete, complex person, full of contradictions and forged in the crucible of political battles that had long predated Chozick's years covering her. And as Chozick gets engaged, married, buys an apartment, climbs the professional ladder, and inquires about freezing her eggs so she can have children after the 2016 campaign, she dives deeper into decisions Clinton had made at similar points in her early career. In the process, Chozick develops an intimate understanding of what drives Clinton, how she accomplished what no woman had before, and why she ultimately failed. Chozick also reveals how the social fissures in the electorate that drove angry voters to Trump and blindsided Clinton would unexpectedly bring out the tensions in Chozick's own life--between the red state she came from and the blue state she ended up in, and her desire to climb in her career as a woman but be treated no differently than a man. Clinton's shocking defeat would mark the end of the almost imperial hold she'd had on Chozick for most of her professional life. But the results also make Chozick question everything she'd worked so hard for in the first place. Political journalism had failed. The elite world Chozick had tried for years to fit in with had been rebuffed. The less qualified, bombastic man had triumphed (as they always seem to do), and Clinton had retreated to the woods in Chappaqua, finally comfortable enough to just walk, no makeup, no pants suit, showing the real person Chozick had spent years hoping to see. Illuminating, poignant, laugh-out-loud funny, Chasing Hillary is a campaign book unlike any other that reads like a fast-moving political novel
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chozick, Amy
Dewey number
  • 973.932092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E887.C55
LC item number
C49 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clinton, Hillary Rodham
  • Chozick, Amy
  • Presidential candidates
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Women journalists
  • United States
Label
Chasing Hillary : ten years, two presidential campaigns, and one intact glass ceiling, Amy Chozick
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=3631347
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Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local libraries
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062413611
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2303F391-3B1C-4F2C-8494-FF27F70ECF1E
System control number
  • on1033587132
  • (OCoLC)1033587132
Label
Chasing Hillary : ten years, two presidential campaigns, and one intact glass ceiling, Amy Chozick
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=3631347
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local libraries
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062413611
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2303F391-3B1C-4F2C-8494-FF27F70ECF1E
System control number
  • on1033587132
  • (OCoLC)1033587132

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