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The Making Of Donald Trump - David Cay Johnston

Paperback Published: 5th January 2017
ISBN: 9781612196589
Number Of Pages: 288

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who has covered Donald Trump's rise to power for 30 years, mostly for the New York Times, investigates the mogul's rise to power. Included is a thorough look at Trump's numerous ties to organised crime, his history of litigation, his family background including his father's involvement with the Ku Klux Klan, his philandering, a close look at his actual skill in running casinos, constructing buildings and managing real estate, his numerous bankruptcies and the questionable nature of his actual wealth.

About the Author

David Cay Johnston is an investigative journalist and winner of a 2001 Pulitzer Prize for journalism. A long-time reporter for the New York Times and the former president of the Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE), he is also the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including Perfectly Legal and Free Lunch. He has won the IRE Medal and a George Polk Award for his investigative reporting, and is a columnist for The Daily Beast, National Memo and USA TODAY. Johnston teaches at Syracuse University College of Law and lives in Rochester, New York.

Industry Reviews

Providesuseful, vigorously reported overviews of Mr. Trump s life and career ...Mr. Johnston, who has followed the real estate impresario for nearly three decades, offers a searing indictment of his business practices and creative accounting. Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
David Cay Johnston has given us this year s must-read Trump book. Lawrence O Donnell, MSNBC s The Last Word
Johnston devastatinglycovers ground he broke open as a reporter on the Trump beat in Philadelphia and at The New York Times...The best of investigative reporting is brought to bear on a man who could potentially lead the free world. USA Today
Carefully fleshes out the details of Trump's known biography...with solid documentation. Tampa Bay Times

David Cay Johnston, a Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times investigative reporter, gives Trump the thorough scrubbing he deserves...Johnston has done voters a service with this unblinking portrait. He makes a compelling case that Trump has the attributes of both 'dictator' and 'deceiver' and would be a disaster in the Oval Office. Financial Times
A devastating attack on the Republican presidential nominee....[Johnston] carefully disentangles the knot of lies that has so far characterised Trump s presidential campaign. The Independent

If you follow the news at all, you ll know that a number of allegations have recently been raised against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump It s due in good measure to veteran investigative reporter Johnston that these charges have seen the light of day. Here, without undue breathlessness and certainly without any coyness, he elaborates on those newsworthy sound bites connecting dots and establishing patterns. Kirkus Reviews

Johnston maintains a crisply matter-of-fact approach throughout this scrupulously detailed and documented chronicle. Booklist
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"Provides useful, vigorously reported overviews of Mr. Trump's life and career ... Mr. Johnston, who has followed the real estate impresario for nearly three decades, offers a searing indictment of his business practices and creative accounting."--Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"David Cay Johnston has given us this year's must-read Trump book."--Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC's The Last Word

"Johnston devastatingly covers ground he broke open as a reporter on the Trump beat in Philadelphia and at The New York Times...The best of investigative reporting is brought to bear on a man who could potentially lead the free world."--USA Today

"Carefully fleshes out the details of Trump's known biography...with solid documentation."--Tampa Bay Times

"David Cay Johnston, a Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times investigative reporter, gives Trump the thorough scrubbing he deserves...Johnston has done voters a service with this unblinking portrait. He makes a compelling case that Trump has the attributes of both 'dictator' and 'deceiver' and would be a disaster in the Oval Office."--Financial Times

"A devastating attack on the Republican presidential nominee....[Johnston] carefully disentangles the knot of lies that has so far characterised Trump's presidential campaign."--The Independent

"If you follow the news at all, you'll know that a number of allegations have recently been raised against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump...It's due in good measure to veteran investigative reporter Johnston...that these charges have seen the light of day. Here, without undue breathlessness and certainly without any coyness, he elaborates on those newsworthy sound bites...connecting dots and establishing patterns."--Kirkus Reviews

"Johnston...maintains a crisply matter-of-fact approach throughout this scrupulously detailed and documented chronicle."--Booklist

The making of Donald Trump

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The book is well written as you would expect from a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. The contents and information is eye opening. However I could not read it twice.

Adelaide South Australia

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Much better cover of Trump than Fire and Fury

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This ia an extraoordinary expose of the Don. Johnston has chronicled Trump for 30+ years and the depth of his knowedge of the nefarious, duplicitous dealings that show the character of is astonishing.

Brisbane, Australia

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ISBN: 9781612196589
ISBN-10: 1612196586
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 5th January 2017
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.7  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.22

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