Al Franken, Giant of the Senate (Hardcover)

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This candid and entertaining memoir tells of Franken’s upbringing in suburban Minnesota and the influence of Sen. Paul Wellstone. As a junior senator, elected by the slimmest margin in history, he has worked hard, kept his head down and learned as much as he could. He tells funny stories about his colleagues, many of whom he really likes (except Ted Cruz), and he also gives an interesting account of what a senator actually does on a day to day basis. He covers committee meetings, staff support, and the dreaded fund raising. This could be dry in the hands of nearly anyone else but Franken has a knack for writing. Did I mention he spent 15 years writing and performing at SNL? I love his dry wit, his clear explanations, and his passion for helping his constituents. And I loved this book.

— Sydne, Atlanta

Product Details
ISBN: 9781538759981
ISBN-10: 1538759985
Publisher: Twelve
Publication Date: May 30th, 2017
Pages: 304
Language: English