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The real Romney

Author: Michael Kranish; Scott Helman
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : FIRST editionView all editions and formats
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This biography, a portrait of the former governor of Massachusetts and presidential hopeful (2008 and 2012), traces his Mormon roots and missionary service in France, his role in the 2002 Olympics, and his controversial time at a private investment firm, Bain Capital. It is written by two investigative reporters who have tracked Romney's career for many years.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: Mitt Romney; Mitt Romney; Mitt Romney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kranish; Scott Helman
ISBN: 9780062123275 0062123270 9780062123282 0062123289
OCLC Number: 741541080
Description: 401 pages : some color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Praying for a miracle --
Following the call --
Outside the fray --
A brush with tragedy --
Family man, church man --
The moneymaker --
Taking on an icon --
The torch is lit --
The CEO governor --
Health care revolutionary --
A right turn on the presidential trail --
Back into the fire.
Responsibility: Michael Kranish and Scott Helman.
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The miracle baby of the former Governor of Michigan, Mitt Romney catapulted to national prominence a decade ago, first as head of the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics Organizing Committee, and then as  Read more...

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