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Kings Of The Hill; Power and Personality in the House of Representatives. Foreword by Gerald R. Ford

Kings Of The Hill; Power and Personality in the House of Representatives. Foreword by Gerald R. Ford

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Kings Of The Hill; Power and Personality in the House of Representatives. Foreword by Gerald R. Ford

by Cheney, Richard B. and Cheney, Lynne V

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ISBN 10
0826402305
ISBN 13
9780826402301
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New York: Continuum, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Near fine/very good. First edition of Kings of the Hill, inscribed by Dick Cheney and Lynne Cheney to New York Times political reporter, Warren Weaver Jr.. Octavo, xv, 226pp. Blue cloth, gilt title on spine. No additional printings mentioned on copyright page. In the publisher's dust jacket, $14.95 on front flap, short closed tear to top edge of front panel, bright colors. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to New York Times reporter Warren Weaver, Jr., where he covered Congress and the Supreme Court. Inscription reads: "For Warren Weaver, Hope you enjoy our book, Dick Cheney" and "Happy Reading! Lynne Cheney May, 1983." Often compared with Profiles in Courage by John Kennedy, Kings of the Hill follows the lives of influential House leaders from Henry Clay to Sam Rayburn. At the time of publication, Dick Cheney was serving in the House of Representatives, representing the state of Wyoming. He had previously served as White House Chief of Staff for President Gerald R. Ford. In 1989, he was called upon by newly elected President George H.W. Bush to serve as Secretary of Defense. In 2001, he was asked to serve as Vice President for George W. Bush.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Kings Of The Hill; Power and Personality in the House of Representatives. Foreword by Gerald R. Ford
Author
Cheney, Richard B. and Cheney, Lynne V
Illustrator
First edition of Kings of the Hill, inscribed by Dick Cheney and Lynne Cheney to New York Times political reporter, Warren Weave
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
very good
Quantity Available
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Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0826402305
ISBN 13
9780826402301
Publisher
Continuum
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1983
Keywords
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