"A riveting account of the political Process that produced the new [tax reform] law."
"Messrs. Birnbaum and Murray... have written a splendidly readable book about America's recent tax reform." The Economist
"Showdown is a classic of its genre....It is illuminating and systematic enough to become a staple in political science courses, yet entertaining enough to be read this summer on the beach." Washington Post Book World
"Showdown at Gucci Gulch reads like a thriller, which it is, with a remarkable cast of characters and a payoff in billions."
David S. Broder, chief political reporter and columnist, Washington Post