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Work hard, study-- and keep out of politics! : adventures and lessons from an unexpected public life

Author: James Addison Baker; Steve Fiffer
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A memoir by the former Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff describes his experiences during his thirty-five-year career in politics, discussing the Iran-Contra scandal, the Reagan assassination attempt, and other important events.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baker, James Addison, 1930-
Work hard, study-- and keep out of politics!
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2006
(OCoLC)607658881
Online version:
Baker, James Addison, 1930-
Work hard, study-- and keep out of politics!
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2006
(OCoLC)607733338
Named Person: James Addison Baker; James Addison Baker; James Addison Baker; James Addison Baker; James Addison Baker
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Addison Baker; Steve Fiffer
ISBN: 9780399153778 0399153772
OCLC Number: 70668630
Description: xvii, 460 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "Number one, I don't know anything about politics" --
"Gobblers and hens" --
"The closest presidential election you'll ever see in your lifetime" --
"Doesn't it piss you off?" --
"I want to talk to you before you go back to Texas" --
"President Reagan doesn't like yes men. When he says no, we all say no" --
"Spared for a purpose" --
"A reformed drunk" --
"Catching javelins" --
"Jimmy, you're massaging me" --
"If that's what you want, George, that's what we'll do" --
"If you're so smart, Jimmy, how come I'm vice president and you're not?" --
"From 'fencing master' to 'foxtail'" --
"The one constant in politics is change" --
"I don't miss Washington" --
"Good evening, Mr. President-elect" --
"Mr. President, this is not the first time I've done this" --
"A single bluebell" --
Appendix : "Item one on our agenda was the dollar."
Responsibility: James A. Baker, III ; with Steve Fiffer.
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A memoir by the former Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff describes his experiences during his thirty-five-year career in politics, discussing the Iran-Contra scandal, the Reagan assassination attempt, and other important events.

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