John McCain

John McCain

American Maverick

Book - 2018
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As of January 3, 2018, John Sidney McCain III, one of the most influential statesmen of our time, will have served as a US senator for 31 years—11,324 days. This unofficial retrospective honors and pays homage to Senator McCain’s astonishing journey—a story of courage, resilience, and leadership; irrepressibility, determination, and grit. Written by acclaimed journalist Elaine Povich, it covers his childhood as the son and grandson of admirals, his service as a naval aviator in Vietnam and subsequent harrowing five-year imprisonment in a POW camp, his congressional and senatorial careers, his family, his presidential campaigns, and perhaps his most important role yet, as an elder statesman willing to stand up for the nation. With more than 100 photographs, highlights from notable speeches, and inspiring quotes, this book is a moving tribute to a true American hero and icon.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Publishing, Co., Inc., 2018.
ISBN: 9781454930679
1454930675
Call Number: 973.931 POVICH
Characteristics: vii, 200 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Subjects: McCain, John, 1936- -- Pictorial works.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography -- Pictorial works.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography -- Pictorial works.
Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography -- Pictorial works.
Additional Contributors: Burns, Ken 1953-
Measom, Christopher
Alternative Title: American maverick

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