Fear: Trump in the White House

Fear: Trump in the White House

by Bob Woodward


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ISBN-13: 9781501175510
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 09/11/2018
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 1,898
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Bob Woodward is an associate editor at The Washington Post, where he has worked for forty-seven years. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first for the Post’s coverage of the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein, and second in 2003 as the lead reporter for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He has authored or coauthored eighteen books, all of which have been national nonfiction bestsellers. Twelve of those have been #1 national bestsellers. 


Washington, D.C.

Date of Birth:

March 26, 1943

Place of Birth:

Geneva, Illinois


B.A., Yale University, 1965

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Fear: Trump in the White House 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 70 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a great read! Woodward exposes the wreck of the Trumptanic brilliantly. And Lordy he has the tapes to back up every word of it!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Frightening...Trump wants to move the missile detection system we have in place in South Korea to Portland, Oregon. It would only take 38 minutes for a missile to hit L.A. if this move happens. Better stock up on your comfort food...not enough time to shop, and get home to eat it before we are in a state of emergency.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As a boomer, i have a lot of crazy and shocking things that our leaders have done. This book exposes our current leader for what he is and i don't for a minute think that this is fake news.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Told as only Bob Woodward can . I had to read in sections, I kept getting so angry.
CasperAZ More than 1 year ago
EXPLOSIVE! This book was just released today, so, I purchased it this morning and I finished reading this explosive book this afternoon. The author, Bob Woodward, is THE Bob Woodward who wrote the famous book about Watergate. I'm sure this book will reach #1 on the NY Times Best Seller list in no time flat. Trump calls Jeff Sessions "a dumb Southerner" who is mentally retarded and an idiot. He has a vendetta against the Attorney General for recusing himself from the Russian collusion investigation. Former Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, calls Donald Trump a "(censored) moron." There are plenty of berating attacks on the President's conduct in the White House but the most confident one comes from John Dowd who became, but later resigned, as Trump's lawyer during the Mueller investigation. John Dowd said he could only wish that he could tell the President to his face: "You're a (censored) liar!"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hard to put down! Great reporting.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Outstanding journalism. Book reads very well. I have not finished but it is even better than the previews released. I have ignored the other 'Trump' books because I was uncertain of the credibility of the author. Bob Woodward has proven over and over again to be an honorable, factual reporter. Up until the publication of this book even Donald Trump respected him. I have lived through quite a few presidencies but never one like this. Even if I didn't agree with the President's position I have always respected the office and the person holding it. This is no longer true. It is clear that we have a President with no morality. An extreme narcissist. No empathy or respect for others. Has a life pattern of disregarding laws of man and of morality. Cheating small business men, bullying, pathological liar, no respect for women. Much of his propaganda is very similar to that espoused by the Nazis. Read this and see the truth. It is scary but we still have time to change by voting our conscience.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I expected deeper insight into a president who is obviously ignorant and possibly mentally ill. Instead I got reinforcement of facts already leaked through various media by warring factions, past and present, in the west wing. I am still waiting for someone to expose Trump's old time flimflam man nature and lack of basic knowledge that allows people, domestic and foreign, to use him to further their agendas as long as he appears to win. I thought that Woodward was the one who could. Not this time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm loving it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've taken most text written about this current administration with a grain of salt, although so much of it makes sense. As an investigative journalist and author, Woodward is about as credible as it gets which made reading this so difficult. It is extremely well-written and if even a small fraction of the content is true, we are in for a rough few years and then some.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
DJT is the most corrupt and mentally unfit President in the history of this Republic. Read this book if you care about America’s future.
nookreaderTJ More than 1 year ago
Finally, a book that explains why I can't sleep at night. Thank you, Bob Woodward.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
GREAT READ! I'm fully convinced the detailed condition of the oval office, the President and it's administration dysfunctional organization, lack of co-operation between the department, and lack of confidence in the President to run this GREAT nation has been perfectly articulated by the author.
Buecherwurm161 More than 1 year ago
A Must Read. I found this book really hard to read, not because I didn't understand it, but because I was continually dumbfounded that this man was elected as our President. I have voted in every election since I was able to and even thought not every time did the candidate that I supported win, I never before felt the constant anxiety I do now. I don't know how Bob Woodward got these people talking, but if that doesn't scare you I am not what does. Its not just Trumps inability to tell the truth, and there are plenty of examples, but I also question the people in power who support him, greed definitely over country. Maybe this all needed to happen to shed a much needed light to show the corruption of the government? Defiantly a wake up call, a must read.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
insightful but lacking drama. we see what what we got.....a liar with severe problems. but he can still be effective. really just more depressing news about a dysfunctional and dangerous presidency.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Truly frightening and it gets worse everyday!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thought there was going to be more in this book then what we already know.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Authenticated , detailed, with great insight into the chaos in the White House. Should be required reading for anyone thinking they can do the President's job. There is a reason for protocol, a reason for hierarchy, a reason for having experts. Unfortunately, Trump ignores all those reasons. This book clearly shows how disfunction will make its way into the American economy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Expected more than what i already knew.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought there would be more new information. However, good information for a bad administration.
glauver More than 1 year ago
Legendary reporter Bob Woodward specializes in writing running chronicles of presidents as their administrations progress. Fear: Trump in the White House seems to reflect its subject's chaos and disorganization. I have no doubt of its veracity, but I wish Woodward had given the book more structure. He leaped from one crisis or debacle to another and back again until I felt disoriented. It would have been better had he placed areas like foreign policy, the economy, and the Mueller investigation into sections. I also thought Woodward should have given more background about the participants. Why were key players like Bannon, Kelly, Tillerson, Cohn, and Priebus selected? Why did they expect a master of chaos and raging egomaniac like Trump to pay any attention to them if they told him he was wrong? You probably should read Fear, but understand that it can be a bumpy ride. I wish I could go higher than 3 stars because I believe this book is important, but I can't.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Most of this was on various media throughout the last couple of years. Probably true nevertheless.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have purchased and read Bob Woodward's latest creation "Fear." I must say it is quite enlightening and scary. This is history in the making. You must read this book. I could not put it down!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Interesting reading but sources and credibility questionable and unclear. The further i read the worse the editing seemed. Just oddly put together. Was hoping for more.