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Author Unger, Craig.
Title Boss Rove : inside Karl Rove's secret kingdom of power / Craig Unger.
Published New York, NY : Scribner, 2012.
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 Floor2  E840.8.R68 U64 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Description vii, 309 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-296) and index.
Contents The man who swallowed the Republican Party -- A Nixonian education -- Chattanooga Choo Choo -- Sweet home Alabama -- Unintended consequences -- The turn of the screw -- All roads lead to Rove -- Lady Luck -- As goes Ohio -- 11:14 p.m. -- Drawing an inside straight -- The verdict -- The vanishing -- Back form the dead -- Last man standing -- Mitt Romney's last buyout.
Summary Traces how Karl Rove has risen through the Republican party's ranks and is backing GOP candidates through SuperPACs, examining his controversial actions to speculate on his goals for the party and the electoral system.
Subject Rove, Karl.
Rove, Karl -- Influence.
Rove, Karl -- Political and social views.
Political corruption -- United States.
Political consultants -- United States.
Political campaigns -- United States.
Presidents -- United States -- Election.
Elections -- United States.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Conservatism -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
ISBN 1451694938 (hbk.)
9781451694932 (hbk.) : $26.00
9781451696608 (ebook)
OCLC number 792880648