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"Nasaw's "The Chief" works on a large, even heroic, canvas and, thanks to Nasaw's exhaustive research, moves on a level of detail that would satisfy even Theodore Dreiser." The Los Angeles Times "[Nasaw] has given his biography an immediacy that almost makes the reader forget that the author was not there as the story unfolded."Cited by: The Chief is a well written and informative book that in many ways felt more like an historical fiction (the quality of the author's research is very apparent) than a romance novel. However, when the hero and heroine were together they certainly steamed up the pages/5. The Chief is a revelation that comes at just the right time.” – David Maraniss, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer "This fascinating book is an act of public service: with deep insight and experience, with clarity and sensitivity, Joan Biskupic illuminates the life and mind of a man who wields, in his quiet but determined way, immense power. The Chief is an ample and amiable companion to such insider accounts as The Brethren, the classic book by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong, and The Nine, the influential book by Jeffrey Toobin.
close overlay Buy Featured Book Title The Chief Subtitle The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts Author Joan Biskupic. Your purchase helps support NPR programming. Mar 29, · Like Biskupic’s previous books about Justices Sandra Day O’Connor, Antonin Scalia and Sonia Sotomayor, “The Chief” offers an extraordinarily insightful, thoughtful and . About the Book Conventional wisdom has long defined “Chiefs” as rulers of people—those at the top of the organizational chart who hold the most power. We’ve always viewed Chiefs as “special,” selectively chosen to lead others. The perception in business and society is that only those at the top have the power to be Chief. Mar 18, · THE CHIEF. The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts. By Joan Biskupic. When the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act in , Chief Justice John Roberts provided the critical fifth vote, enraging conservatives and delighting liberals. Ever since, questions have swirled around his vote.
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