Inventing Al Gore: A Biography by Bill Turque

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'"Well researched, well sourced, and more than well written." Boston Globe "A fluid, intelligent biography — both comprehensive and comprehending." Kirkus Reviews "A marvel of reporting . . . indispensable reading for anyone wishing to make an informed decision in the 2000 election." Publishers Weekly, Starred "Well written and informative." Library Journal "A valuable resource for voters . . . interested in the career of a politician who has hovered near the top of his profession." Dallas Morning News "Refreshing . . . Turque finds [Gore] to be like so many of the rest of us — occasionally decent, usually flawed, always conflicted." Newsday "An invaluable resource for voters." Business Week "Turque successfully tackles the most confounding facets of Gore's political behavior." Buffalo News " . . . thoughtful new biography . . . What Bill Turque, a Washington correspondent for Newsweek, has done . . . is to amplify this portrait of the vice president with lots of details and a carefully considered appraisal of his career . . . focuses on contradictions and flip-flops in Mr. Gore's record and reviews his continuing efforts 'to convince the world, and perhaps himself, that he was his own man,' that he has emerged, at long last, from the shadows of his father, Senator Albert Gore of Tennessee, and more recently, Bill Clinton . . . Mr. Gore's zigzagging on issues is a recurrent theme in Mr. Turque's biography."— Michiko Kakutani The New York Times "Veteran Newsweek journalist Turque has produced a marvel of reporting . . . Sharply written and well-researched . . . This biography should be indispensable reading for anyone wishing to make an informed decision in the 2000 election." Publishers Weekly'
'"Well researched, well sourced, and more than well written." Boston Globe "A fluid, intelligent biography — both comprehensive and comprehending." Kirkus Reviews "A marvel of reporting . . . indispensable reading for anyone wishing to make an informed decision in the 2000 election." Publishers Weekly, Starred "Well written and informative." Library Journal "A valuable resource for voters . . . interested in the career of a politician who has hovered near the top of his profession." Dallas Morning News "Refreshing . . . Turque finds [Gore] to be like so many of the rest of us — occasionally decent, usually flawed, always conflicted." Newsday "An invaluable resource for voters." Business Week "Turque successfully tackles the most confounding facets of Gore's political behavior." Buffalo News " . . . thoughtful new biography . . . What Bill Turque, a Washington correspondent for Newsweek, has done . . . is to amplify this portrait of the vice president with lots of details and a carefully considered appraisal of his career . . . focuses on contradictions and flip-flops in Mr. Gore's record and reviews his continuing efforts 'to convince the world, and perhaps himself, that he was his own man,' that he has emerged, at long last, from the shadows of his father, Senator Albert Gore of Tennessee, and more recently, Bill Clinton . . . Mr. Gore's zigzagging on issues is a recurrent theme in Mr. Turque's biography."— Michiko Kakutani The New York Times "Veteran Newsweek journalist Turque has produced a marvel of reporting . . . Sharply written and well-researched . . . This biography should be indispensable reading for anyone wishing to make an informed decision in the 2000 election." Publishers Weekly'
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: 9780544364264 Pages: 480