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The restless wave : good times, just causes, great fights and other appreciations, John McCain and Mark Salter

Label
The restless wave : good times, just causes, great fights and other appreciations
Title
The restless wave
Title remainder
good times, just causes, great fights and other appreciations
Statement of responsibility
John McCain and Mark Salter
Title variation
Good times, just causes, great fights and other appreciations
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain--his most personal book in years--covering everything from 2008 up to the present."--Provided by publisher
  • "An American hero reflects on his life--and what matters most. 'I don't know how much longer I'll be here. Maybe I'll have another five years. Maybe, with the advances in oncology, they'll find new treatments for my cancer that will extend my life. Maybe I'll be gone before you read this. My predicament is, well, rather unpredictable. But I'm prepared for either contingency, or at least I'm getting prepared. I have some things I'd like to take care of first, some work that needs finishing, and some people I need to see. And I want to talk to my fellow Americans a little more if I may.' So writes John McCain in this inspiring, moving, frank, and deeply personal memoir. Written while confronting a mortal illness, McCain looks back with appreciation on his years in the Senate, his historic 2008 campaign for the presidency against Barack Obama, and his crusades on behalf of democracy and human rights in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Always the fighter, McCain attacks the 'spurious nationalism' and political polarization afflicting American policy. He makes an impassioned case for democratic internationalism and bi-partisanship. He tells stories of his most satisfying moments of public service, including his work with another giant of the Senate, Edward M. Kennedy. Senator McCain recalls his disagreements with several presidents, and minces no words in his objections to some of President Trump's statements and policies. At the same time, he offers a positive vision of America that looks beyond the Trump presidency. The Restless Wave is John McCain at his best."--Dust jacket
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 328.73/092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.M467
LC item number
A3 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The restless wave : good times, just causes, great fights and other appreciations, John McCain and Mark Salter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No surrender -- Country first -- About us -- In the company of heroes (The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq) -- The Arab Spring: Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria -- Fighting the good fight (With and against Ted Kennedy) -- Nyet (Know thine enemy) -- Know thyself (Defending the West) -- Part of the main (American exceptionalism) -- Regular order
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9781501178009
Lccn
2018013691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 1701795
  • (OCoLC)1004554158
  • 1630269
  • (OCoLC)on1004554158
  • 1630269
  • 1701795
  • 1701795
Label
The restless wave : good times, just causes, great fights and other appreciations, John McCain and Mark Salter
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No surrender -- Country first -- About us -- In the company of heroes (The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq) -- The Arab Spring: Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria -- Fighting the good fight (With and against Ted Kennedy) -- Nyet (Know thine enemy) -- Know thyself (Defending the West) -- Part of the main (American exceptionalism) -- Regular order
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9781501178009
Lccn
2018013691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 1701795
  • (OCoLC)1004554158
  • 1630269
  • (OCoLC)on1004554158
  • 1630269
  • 1701795
  • 1701795

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