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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

Audiobook

From the #1 bestselling author - the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that.

AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect. It's a book about what happens when the nation's foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate and, defying the low expectations of the pundit class, actually turns out to be good at it. It's a book about our deeply polarized, frequently depressing, occasionally inspiring political culture, written from inside the belly of the beast. In this candid personal memoir, the honorable gentleman from Minnesota takes his army of loyal fans along with him from Saturday Night Live to the campaign trail, inside the halls of Congress, and behind the scenes of some of the most dramatic and/or hilarious moments of his new career in politics.


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Publisher: Hachette Book Group Edition: Unabridged
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OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781478921783
  • File size: 348579 KB
  • Release date: May 30, 2017
  • Duration: 12:06:12

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781478921783
  • File size: 348617 KB
  • Release date: May 30, 2017
  • Duration: 12:13:11
  • Number of parts: 11

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English

From the #1 bestselling author - the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that.

AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect. It's a book about what happens when the nation's foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate and, defying the low expectations of the pundit class, actually turns out to be good at it. It's a book about our deeply polarized, frequently depressing, occasionally inspiring political culture, written from inside the belly of the beast. In this candid personal memoir, the honorable gentleman from Minnesota takes his army of loyal fans along with him from Saturday Night Live to the campaign trail, inside the halls of Congress, and behind the scenes of some of the most dramatic and/or hilarious moments of his new career in politics.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Hachette Book Group
    Edition:
    Unabridged

    Awards:

    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    ISBN: 9781478921783
    File size: 348579 KB
    Release date: May 30, 2017
    Duration: 12:06:12

    MP3 audiobook
    ISBN: 9781478921783
    File size: 348617 KB
    Release date: May 30, 2017
    Duration: 12:13:11
    Number of parts: 11

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  • Formats
    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    MP3 audiobook
  • Languages
    English
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