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  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407089867
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 1024
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My Life




An international bestseller, this autobiography is a groundbreaking political book from one of the world'd most famous politicians and two-term American President. Famous for the phrase 'it's the economy stupid,' Clinton presided over America's strongest ever peacetime economy.

President Bill Clinton's My Life is the strikingly candid self-portrait of a world leader who decided in early life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the people of America and the entire world population. It is the fullest, most concretely detailed, most nuanced account of a presidency ever written, and a testament to the positive impact that his work and his political ideals had on America and on the world. Here is the life of a great national and international figure, revealed with all his talents and contradictions. Filled with fascinating moments and insights, it is told openly, directly, in President Clinton's immediately recognisable voice. A fascinating journey through American politics, and one of the world's most famous politicians, and popular presidents.

  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407089867
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 1024
Categories:

About the author

President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton was elected president of the United States in 1992 and served two terms. After leaving the White House, he established the Clinton Foundation, which helps improve global health, increase opportunity for girls and women, reduce childhood obesity and preventable diseases, create economic opportunity and growth, and address the effects of climate change. He is the author of a number of non-fiction works, including My Life, which was a number one international bestseller. With James Patterson, he is co-author of the number one international bestselling novel The President is Missing.

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Praise for My Life

My Life is, without question, the best written U.S. presidential tome of all time

Douglas Brinkley, Financial Times

A hell of a good story

Frank McCourt, Entertainment Weekly

A reading of My Life is a necessity for lovers of good autobiograpy. It reads like a down-home history of a life and, thus, anchors Clinton as a superb storyteller . . . Candid . . . Honest . . . Stimulating

Huntsville Times

Bill Clinton has given an unprecedented story of a White House life and the roads that led to it

Peter Stothard, The Times

By a generous measure ... the richest American presidential autobiography - no other book tells us as vividly or fully what it is like to be president of the United States ... And he can write

Larry McMurtry, The New York Times Book Review

Clinton has many tales to tell, particularly a rich, sometimes moving account of his years before the public life, fit for future analytical historians and biographers . . . The personal and the political are intertwined . . . Clinton's story very much reflects the man we know

The Nation

Clinton talks with disarming frankness [and] writes with grace and fluidity . . . He is also a born storyteller

The New Republic

Consistently fascinating

The Seattle Times

He manages to create the distinct impression that he is sitting in the living room talking to the reader . . . Anyone who is geninely interested in American politics will find his insights and anecdotes fascinating . . . The book helps to elucidate the question of 'how he did it'

Deseret Morning News

His book tells, in an extraordinary way, a truly heartening story of American democracy

Peter Jay, Evening Standard

It's a saga worthy of Cecil B. DeMille, a rags-to-riches tale full of the stuff of human frailty, with a cast of hundreds, complete with low-life villians and high-minded heroes and, as such stories require, an upbeat ending . . . The 1990s come to life once again as a time of uncommon tumult and riveting personalities . . . The personalities on parade are as vivid as the events

Newark Star-Ledger

It's an almost voluptuous pleasure to read Clinton when he's recounting and analyzing a political race or a legislative battle, whether it's one of his own or somebody else's

The New Yorker

Might just be the perfect representation of the man himself

The Plain Dealer

Takes readers through a strong account of the achievements and failures of his administrattion . . . No other presidential memoir is likely to be so lively . . . Bill Clinton is hard to dismiss, and so is an account of his extraordinary life

The Tennessean

Tremendously interesting and entertaining . . . Clinton's is a truly American story to which the average person can relate . . . Future politicians will find it a must-read, and average Americans will identify with the highs and lows we all experience as we make our way through life

Chattanooga Times Free Press

You can't help but feel you're in the company, one on one, of the man himself... The narrative is engaging... The accounts of high-wire diplomacy... are all riveting

Jonathan Freedland, Guardian

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