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Author Palazzolo, Joe, author.

Title The fixers : the bottom-feeders, crooked lawyers, gossipmongers, and porn stars who created the 45th president / Joe Palazzolo and Michael Rothfeld.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.933 PAL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.933 PAL    DUE 10-13-20
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 433 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-408) and index.
Summary With his blunt-force fame and the myths he's propagated about himself, Donald Trump has always moved in a world of gossip barons, crooked lawyers, and porn stars. But when he became the Republican nominee for the presidency in 2016, all of these characters crawled out from the underbelly of Trumps stardom and stumbled onto the global stage with him. In The Fixers, Joe Palazzolo and Michael Rothfeld have produced a deeply reported and exquisitely drawn portrait of that world, full of secret phone calls, hidden texts, and desperate deals, unearthing the practice of "catch and kill" by which Trump surrogates paid hush money to cover up his affairs, and detailing Trumps historic relationship with his fixers--from his early, influential relationship with Roy Cohn to his reliance on Michael Cohen, National Enquirer publisher David Pecker, and former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani. It traces the arc of their interactions from the 1970s through the 2016 campaign and beyond. It is a distinctly American saga that navigates the worlds of reality TV, cash-for-trash tabloids, single-shingle law shops, celebrity bashes, high-end real estate, pornography, and politics. The characters and settings of this book are part of a vulgar circus that crisscrosses the country, from New York to L.A. to D.C.
Subject Trump, Donald, 1946-
Trump, Donald, 1946- -- Friends and associates.
Political corruption -- United States.
Presidents -- United States -- Election, 2016.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2017-
Added Author Rothfeld, Michael, author.
ISBN 9780593132395 (hardcover) $28.00
0593132394 (hardcover) $28.00
9780593132401 (ebook)

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