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The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court

Author: Jeffrey Toobin
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This book] tells the story of the Court through personalities - from Anthony Kennedy's overwhelming sense of self-importance to Clarence Thomas's well-tended grievances his critics to David Souter's odd nineteenth-century lifestyle ... Also [the] story of Bush v. Gore - and Sandra Day O'Connor's fateful breach with George W. Bush, the president she helped place in office.-Dust jacket.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Toobin
OCLC Number: 182942838
Notes: Originally published: New York : Doubleday, ©2007.
Awards: Winner of Lukas Prize Project (Nonfiction) 2008
Short-listed for Helen Bernstein Book Award 2008
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Prologue: Steps --
Federalist war of ideas; Good versus evil; Questions presented; Collision course; Big heart; Exiles return? What shall be Orthodox; Writing separately; Cards to the left; Year of the rout --
To the brink; Over the brink; Perfectly clear --
"Particular sexual act"; "Law-profession culture"; Before speaking, saying something; Green brief; "Our executive doesn't"; "Great privilege, indeed" --
"'G' is for God"; Retiring the trophy; "I know her heart"; Dinner at the just desserts café; "I am and always have been ... "; Phanatics? --
Epilogue: Steps-closed.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Toobin.

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[This book] tells the story of the Court through personalities - from Anthony Kennedy's overwhelming sense of self-importance to Clarence Thomas's well-tended grievances his critics to David Souter's odd nineteenth-century lifestyle ... Also [the] story of Bush v. Gore - and Sandra Day O'Connor's fateful breach with George W. Bush, the president she helped place in office.-Dust jacket.

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