Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime

Paperback | October 26, 2010

byJohn Heilemann, Mark Halperin

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“It’s one of the best books on politics of any kind I’ve read. For entertainment value, I put it up there with Catch 22.” —The Financial Times<_o3a_p>

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“It transports you to a parallel universe in which everything in the National Enquirer is true….More interesting is what we learn about the candidates themselves: their frailties, egos and almost super-human stamina.” —The Financial Times<_o3a_p>

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“I can’t put down this book!” —Stephen Colbert<_o3a_p>

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Game Change is the New York Times bestselling story of the 2008 presidential election, by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, two of the best political reporters in the country. In the spirit of Richard Ben Cramer’s What It Takes and Theodore H. White’s The Making of the President 1960, this classic campaign trail book tells the defining story of a new era in American politics, going deeper behind the scenes of the Obama/Biden and McCain/Palin campaigns than any other account of the historic 2008 election.<_o3a_p>

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“It’s one of the best books on politics of any kind I’ve read. For entertainment value, I put it up there with Catch 22.” —The Financial Times “It transports you to a parallel universe in which everything in the National Enquirer is true….More interesting is what we learn about the candidates themselves: their frailties, egos and almos...

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In 2008, the presidential election became blockbuster entertainment. Everyone was watching as the race for the White House unfolded like something from the realm of fiction. The meteoric rise and historic triumph of Barack Obama. The shocking fall of the House of Clinton—and the improbable resurrection of Hillary as Obama's partner and...

John Heilemann, national political correspondent and columnist forNew York, is an award-winning journalist and the author ofPride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.08 inPublished:October 26, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061733644

ISBN - 13:9780061733642

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“An amazing piece of work. . . . One of the best books on politics of any kind I’ve read. For entertainment value, I put it up there with Catch 22. . . . An absolutely gripping read . . . they can write.”