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The Resource Promises to keep, Joe Biden

Promises to keep, Joe Biden

Label
Promises to keep
Title
Promises to keep
Statement of responsibility
Joe Biden
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
President Joe Biden tells the story of his extraordinary life and career prior to his emergence as Barack Obama's beloved, influential vice president. 'I remain captivated by the possibilities of politics and public service. In fact, I believe that my chosen profession is a noble calling.' - Joe Biden. Joe Biden has both witnessed and participated in a momentous epoch of American history. In Promises to Keep, he reveals what these experiences taught him about himself, his colleagues, and the institutions of government. With his customary honesty and wit, Biden movingly and eloquently recounts growing up in a staunchly Catholic multigenerational household in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware; overcoming personal tragedy, life-threatening illness, and career setbacks; his relationships with presidents, world leaders, and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle; and his leadership of powerful Senate committees. Through these and other recollections, Biden shows us how the guiding principles he learned early in life - to work to make people's lives better; to honour family and faith; to value persistence, candour, and honesty - are the foundation on which he has based his life's work as husband, father, and public servant. Promises to Keep is an intimate series of reflections from a politician who surmounted numerous challenges to become one of America's most effective leaders and who refuses to be cynical about politics. It is also a stirring testament to the promise of the United States
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
QPPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Biden, Joseph R.
Dewey number
328.73092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biden, Joseph R.
  • United States
  • Legislators
  • Presidents
  • Vice-Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Promises to keep, Joe Biden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in hardcover: New York : Random House, 2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Impedimenta -- Neilia -- Something that will last -- The doors swing open -- Give me six months -- A start -- Jill -- Transitions -- This can't hurt us -- Intellectual combat -- You have to win this -- The kind of man I wanted to be -- Time will tell -- Engage -- Effort pays -- New opportunities -- The dark -- The informed consent of the American people -- My mistake -- Why? -- Promises to keep
Control code
000068433683
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 365 pages
Isbn
9781922310897
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1226397291
Label
Promises to keep, Joe Biden
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in hardcover: New York : Random House, 2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Impedimenta -- Neilia -- Something that will last -- The doors swing open -- Give me six months -- A start -- Jill -- Transitions -- This can't hurt us -- Intellectual combat -- You have to win this -- The kind of man I wanted to be -- Time will tell -- Engage -- Effort pays -- New opportunities -- The dark -- The informed consent of the American people -- My mistake -- Why? -- Promises to keep
Control code
000068433683
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 365 pages
Isbn
9781922310897
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1226397291

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