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"William H. Chafe understands, as do too few historians and biographers, that the personal and public lives of political figures cannot be separated. . . . Chafe is quite right to insist that the stories of Bill and Hillary Clinton prove the point." — Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post
"Riveting. . . . Chafe sees clearly what we who were there, chronicling the Clintons in real time, missed." — David M. Shribman, The Boston Globe
"William H. Chafe understands, as do too few historians and biographers, that the personal and public lives of political figures cannot be separated. . . . Chafe is quite right to insist that the stories of Bill and Hillary Clinton prove the point." —Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post
"Riveting. . . . Chafe sees clearly what we who were there, chronicling the Clintons in real time, missed." —David M. Shribman, The Boston Globe
"For any reader seeking to unravel the Byzantine politics of the 1990s, Chafe's book is indispensable." — William E. Leuchtenburg, author of In the Shadow of FDR: From Harry Truman to Barack Obama
"For those of us who worked with the Clintons, this book, by one of the nation's best historians, brings a keen eye and fresh insights to the intersection of their personalities and their exercise of power." — David Gergen, senior political analyst for CNN and adviser to four U.S. presidents
"This is a deeply insightful and warmly empathetic portrait of personal ambition, a complicated marriage, and a powerful political partnership." — Alice Kessler-Harris, author of A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
"A fascinating analysis of how Bill and Hillary Clinton's different family backgrounds and complicated marital history shaped their political fortunes." — Stephanie Coontz, author of A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s
"In this mesmerizing account, one of the most astute historians of our era pulls back the curtain on the struggles and passions of the world's most powerful couple." — Elaine Tyler May, author of America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation
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