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The Great Divide: Story of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Race

Howard Harrison

Pages: 410
ISBN: 978-145755-352-3
List Price: 24.95
Category: Nonfiction
Edition: Perfectbound

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The Great Divide: Story of the 2016 US Presidential Race takes readers on a tour of one of the most unusual, controversial, and compelling elections in history. It starts in June 2015 when billionaire real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump joins a crowded field of Republican candidates and soon vaults to No. 1 in the polls. It ends with a result that shocks the world. In between, readers will enjoy a play-by-play (or blow-by-blow) account of all the events that made headlines during the campaign. Written in real time, the story captures each event as it occurred, up through the election. You will read about Bernie Sanders reigniting 1960s liberalism, Hillary Clinton’s e-mails, the Supreme Court vacancy, the “Stop Trump” movement, terrorist attacks, rally violence, Muslim bans, Mexican walls, and more. The book also explores the issues that have created such a polarized electorate.

Howard Harrison is an award-winning writer with more than 35 years of experience as a speechwriter, ghostwriter, and journalist. The Great Divide: Story of the 2016 US Presidential Race is his second bylined book title. His first, NOW They Make It Legal: Reflections of an Aging Baby Boomer, was named a 2016 Reviewer’s Choice by the Midwest Book Review. Mr. Harrison’s articles on politics, Baby Boomers, and other topics have appeared in newspapers and other media nationwide. He also has been interviewed on radio and television discussing the 2016 presidential race and other timely topics.

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