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The Final Days
     

The Final Days

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by Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein
 

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The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon’s dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his family, his staff, and many members of Congress strained desperately to prevent his inevitable resignation. This brilliant book reveals the ordeal

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The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon’s dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his family, his staff, and many members of Congress strained desperately to prevent his inevitable resignation. This brilliant book reveals the ordeal of Nixon’s fall from office—one of the gravest crises in presidential history.

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From the Publisher
"Fascinating, macabre, mordant, melancholy, frightening..."
-- Los Angeles Times

"An extraordinary work of reportage on the epic political story of our time."
-- Newsweek

"Absolutely mesmerizing."
-- Chicago Sun-Times

"Unprecedented...Mr. Nixon emerges as a tragic figure weathering a catastrophic ordeal...and weathering it with considerable courage and dignity."
-- The New York Times

"The epic political story of our time."
-- Newsweek

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743274067
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
193,331
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.43(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Bob Woodward is an associate editor at The Washington Post, where he has worked for forty-four years. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first for The Washington Post’s coverage of the Watergate scandal, and later for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He has authored or coauthored twelve #1 national nonfiction bestsellers. He has two daughters, Tali and Diana, and lives in Washington, DC, with his wife, writer Elsa Walsh.

Carl Bernstein is a contributing editor for Vanity Fair magazine and has written for a variety of publications. He is the author of Loyalties: A Son’s Memoir, and has coauthored His Holiness: John Paul II and the History of Our Time with Marco Politi, as well as All the President's Men and The Final Days with Bob Woodward.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.
Date of Birth:
March 26, 1943
Place of Birth:
Geneva, Illinois
Education:
B.A., Yale University, 1965

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