Government Girl: Young and Female in the White House

Paperback | January 19, 2010

byStacy Parker Aab

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“A delightful page-turner…that will put the lucky reader within the feverish excitement of a hopeful and tragic time.”<_o3a_p>

—Andrei Codrescu, NPR commentator and author of The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess<_o3a_p>

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In Government Girl, Huffington Post contributor and political aide Stacey Parker Aab shares her memories of being young and female in the White House during the Clinton Administration. An eye-opening account of a personal and political coming-of-age, Government Girl is a rare insider’s look at life in the halls of presidential power—with an afterword in which Aab draws parallels between her own career as a Clinton White House intern and the current careers of Obama staffers—perfect for Wonkette blog readers who hunger for more intimate Beltway knowledge.<_o3a_p>

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“A delightful page-turner…that will put the lucky reader within the feverish excitement of a hopeful and tragic time.”—Andrei Codrescu, NPR commentator and author of The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess In Government Girl, Huffington Post contributor and political aide Stacey Parker Aab shares her memories of being youn...

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A memoir of being young and female in the clinton White HouseStacy Parker Aab was born in Detroit in 1974, the only daughter of a white Kansas farm girl and a young black Detroiter fresh from two tours of Vietnam. An excellent student, Aab gravitated toward public service and moved to Washington, D.C., for college in the hopeful days o...

Stacy Parker Aab has written political and social commentary for The Huffington Post andSalon.com, and served as the primary contributor toVoices from the Storm: The People of New Orleans on Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath. She continues to work on Katrina-related research projects.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:January 19, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006167222X

ISBN - 13:9780061672224

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