The Resource Reagan : the life, H.W. Brands, (electronic resource)

Reagan : the life, H.W. Brands, (electronic resource)

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Reagan : the life
Title
Reagan
Title remainder
the life
Statement of responsibility
H.W. Brands
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From master storyteller and New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the definitive biography of a visionary and transformative president. In his magisterial new biography, H. W. Brands brilliantly establishes Ronald Reagan as one of the two great presidents of the twentieth century, a true peer to Franklin Roosevelt. Reagan conveys with sweep and vigor how the confident force of Reagan's personality and the unwavering nature of his beliefs enabled him to engineer a conservative revolution in American politics and play a crucial role in ending communism in the Soviet Union. Reagan shut down the age of liberalism, Brands shows, and ushered in the age of Reagan, whose defining principles are still powerfully felt today. Reagan follows young Ronald Reagan as his ambition for ever larger stages compelled him to leave behind small-town Illinois to become first a radio announcer and then that quintessential public figure of modern America, a movie star. When his acting career stalled, his reinvention as the voice of The General Electric Theater on television made him an unlikely spokesman for corporate America. Then began Reagan's improbable political ascension, starting in the 1960s, when he was first elected governor of California, and culminating in his election in 1980 as president of the United States. Employing archival sources not available to previous biographers and drawing on dozens of interviews with surviving members of Reagan's administration, Brands has crafted a richly detailed and fascinating narrative of the presidential years. He offers new insights into Reagan's remote management style and fractious West Wing staff, his deft handling of public sentiment to transform the tax code, and his deeply misunderstood relationship with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, on which nothing less than the fate of the world turned. Reagan is a storytelling triumph, an irresistible portrait of an underestimated politician whose pragmatic leadership and steadfast vision transformed the nation
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Brands, H. W
Dewey number
  • 973.927092
  • B
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not applicable
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LC call number
E877
LC item number
.B73 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Stephen Hoye
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hoye, Stephen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Presidents
  • United States
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Label
Reagan : the life, H.W. Brands, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=19B7D315-8678-40E9-9276-50C2F2A39770
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file)
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
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9780449011935
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computer
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rdamedia
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sound
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other
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(OCoLC)906807912
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Label
Reagan : the life, H.W. Brands, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=19B7D315-8678-40E9-9276-50C2F2A39770
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780449011935
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
19b7d315-8678-40e9-9276-50c2f2a39770
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)906807912
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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