The Resource Citizen Perot : his life and times, Gerald Posner

Citizen Perot : his life and times, Gerald Posner

Label
Citizen Perot : his life and times
Title
Citizen Perot
Title remainder
his life and times
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Posner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The result of two years of meticulous research, and based on hundreds of new interviews and documents, Citizen Perot strips away the mythology and unmasks the real Ross Perot for the first time. This groundbreaking book discloses the inside story of how Perot made his fortune; uncovers the tremendous influence he wielded with different presidents; presents the complete saga of his rescue mission from Iran; exposes the private wars he waged against government officials
  • And business competitors he considered corrupt; explains the secret battles that created his animosity with George Bush; and, finally, reveals what was behind Perot's unusual charges of Republican dirty tricks in the 1992 campaign. At the heart of this investigation is Perot himself. Based in part on Perot's own unprecedented cooperation with author Gerald Posner, this book narrates a life that is rich in detail and unique for what it has attempted and accomplished
  • Studying Perot from his childhood to his current effort to create a third political party, Posner delivers an exhaustive inspection that cuts through years of misinformation and distortions to lay bare Perot's accumulation and use of power. In the process, it answers the perplexing question of what motivates Perot. It also shows whether he has the temperament and personality to be an effective president. Citizen Perot is an absorbing examination of a man who has become
  • An American icon
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CPlhC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Posner, Gerald L
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.P427
LC item number
P67 1996
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Perot, Ross
  • Perot, Ross
  • Businessmen
  • Businessmen
  • Presidential candidates
  • Businessmen
  • Businessmen
  • Presidential candidates
  • Zakenlieden
  • Presidentskandidaten
  • United States
Label
Citizen Perot : his life and times, Gerald Posner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-397) and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-387) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 400 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780679447313
Lccn
96192447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research center's copy gift of the author.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35177515
  • (OCoLC)ocm35177515
Label
Citizen Perot : his life and times, Gerald Posner
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-397) and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-387) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 400 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780679447313
Lccn
96192447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research center's copy gift of the author.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35177515
  • (OCoLC)ocm35177515

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