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The Resource A fighting chance, Elizabeth Warren., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

A fighting chance, Elizabeth Warren., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

Label
A fighting chance
Title
A fighting chance
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Warren.
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington really works and really doesn't. As a child in small-town Oklahoma, Elizabeth Warren yearned to go to college and then become an elementary school teacher, an ambitious goal, given her family's modest means. Early marriage and motherhood seemed to put even that dream out of reach, but fifteen years later she was a distinguished law professor with a deep understanding of why people go bankrupt. Then came the phone call that changed her life: could she come to Washington, D.C., to help advise Congress on rewriting the bankruptcy laws? Thus began an impolite education into the bare-knuckled, often dysfunctional ways of Washington. She fought for better bankruptcy laws for ten years and lost. She tried to hold the federal government accountable during the financial crisis but became a target of the big banks. She came up with the idea for a new agency designed to protect consumers from predatory bankers and was denied the opportunity to run it. Finally, at age 62, she decided to run for elective office and won the most competitive and watched Senate race in the country. In this passionate, funny, rabble-rousing book, Warren shows why she has chosen to fight tooth and nail for the middle class and why she has become a hero to all those who believe that America's government can and must do better for working families
  • A Massachusetts senator describes her childhood pursuit of an education, early exposure to the dysfunctional political process, high-risk advocacy of better bankruptcy laws, and competitive run for public office
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warren, Elizabeth
Dewey number
  • 328.73/092
  • B
  • 328.73/092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Warren, Elizabeth
  • Warren, Elizabeth
  • United States
  • United States
  • Women legislators
  • Legislators
  • Legislators
  • Politics and government
  • Women legislators
  • United States
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A fighting chance, Elizabeth Warren., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: a fighting chance -- Doing what needs to be done -- The bankruptcy wars -- Bailing out the wrong people -- What $1 million a day can buy -- An agency for the people -- The battle for the Senate -- Epilogue
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427245380
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0014569115
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)877873285
System details
Requires Axis 360 app
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A fighting chance, Elizabeth Warren., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: a fighting chance -- Doing what needs to be done -- The bankruptcy wars -- Bailing out the wrong people -- What $1 million a day can buy -- An agency for the people -- The battle for the Senate -- Epilogue
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427245380
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0014569115
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)877873285
System details
Requires Axis 360 app
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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