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The art of tough : fearlessly facing politics and life

Author: Barbara Boxer
Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Barbara Boxer has made her mark, combining compassionate advocacy with scrappiness in a political career spanning more than three decades. Now, retiring from the Senate, she continues the work to which she's dedicated 30 years in Congress. Her memoir shares her provocative and touching recollections of service, and cements her commitment to the fight for women, families, quality, environmental protection, all in a
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Barbara Boxer; Barbara Boxer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Boxer
ISBN: 9780316311465 0316311464 9780316311472 0316311472
OCLC Number: 923793092
Description: xii, 274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The first lesson of tough --
Love, California, and the war that changed everything --
At home in the House --
An unsettling time: AIDS, sexual harassment, and the Senate --
From an asterisk in the polls to Senator --
Crashing the old boys' club --
The insanity of impeachment, a stolen election, the horrors of 9/11 and Iraq --
Unforgettable colleagues, a lonely dissent, and the best election ever --
The crash, leaders, sexual harassment 2.0, and the sudden partisanship of the environment --
The end and a beginning.
Responsibility: Barbara Boxer.
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