Sarah Palin: A Biography

Overview

Sarah Palin: A Biography offers a candid yet unbiased look at the charismatic politician who became the first female nominee on a Republican national presidential ticket.

Covering her early childhood, her high school and college years, her ascendancy from the two-term mayor of Wasilla to the Alaskan governorship, the 2008 McCain/Palin campaign, and her position as potential 2012 Republican party standard bearer, Sarah Palin looks at the crucial life experiences that brought ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (7) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $27.53   
  • Used (3) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

Sarah Palin: A Biography offers a candid yet unbiased look at the charismatic politician who became the first female nominee on a Republican national presidential ticket.

Covering her early childhood, her high school and college years, her ascendancy from the two-term mayor of Wasilla to the Alaskan governorship, the 2008 McCain/Palin campaign, and her position as potential 2012 Republican party standard bearer, Sarah Palin looks at the crucial life experiences that brought Governor Palin to the forefront of American politics. Going beyond the caricatures and politically motivated portraits, it offers a compelling story of remarkable achievement over numerous obstacles, of a modern frontier woman whose politics reflect the unmistakable influences of family, faith, and hard work.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313377389
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/2/2010
  • Series: Greenwood Biographies Series
  • Pages: 142
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

Timeline: Events in the Life of Sarah Palin xvii

Chapter 1 The Bunny Trail 1

Chapter 2 Northern Lights 15

Chapter 3 Homesteaders 29

Chapter 4 Views and Values 41

Chapter 5 Palin Power 55

Chapter 6 Political Résumé 69

Chapter 7 Law and Order in Wasilla 87

Chapter 8 Campaign Issues 101

Afterword 115

Appendix A Inaugural Address of Governor Sarah Palin, December 4, 2006 121

Appendix B Address of the Vice Presidential Nominee to the Republican National Convention, September 3, 2008 127

Selected Bibliography 135

Index 139

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)