John McCain: An American Odyssey
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John McCain: An American Odyssey

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From the Naval Academy to the POW camps of Vietnam to Capitol Hill and possibly to the White House -- one of America's most remarkable menIn 1998, at the dedication of the National Prisoner of War Museum in Andersonville, Georgia, former Attorney General Griffin Bell, a Democrat, introduced Senator John McCain, the featured speaker and a Republican, with these words: "We o...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 17th 1999 by Fireside Books (first published 1999)
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Jeffrey
John McCain is a man of great courage. He has overcome many adversities. Barak will not find this an easy campaign.
Tony Taylor
In 1998, at the dedication of the National Prisoner of War Museum in Anderson, Georgia, former Attorney General Griffin Bell, a Democrat, introduced Senator John McCain, the featured speaker and a Republican, with these words: "We often hear people now say, where are our heroes, where have all our heroes gone? Well, Senator cCain is an authentic, living American hero.". "So begins Robert Timberg's biography of Senator John McCain, the man who may someday be President of the United States. In Joh...more
Kathleen
Interesting story about a complex man - Annapolis grad, war hero, US Senator. Excerpted from The Nightingale’s Song, which tells the story of McCain and other Annapolis grads. McCain appears to be an independent thinker - bucking the status quo on Lebanon and Kosovo - but what will he do in Iraq. That's the big question.
Heather
This is an interesting account of John McCain's life (thus far). You can definitely tell that the author admires McCain.
Cody
I really enjoyed this book. His life is fascinating. I truely respect this man.
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