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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -241) and index.
Missouri's first woman senator recounts her coming-of-age in a political family at a time when women were held back from their ambitions, describing her failed first marriage, her unconventional choices in office and her relationships with fellow politicians. --Publisher's description.
Blonde ambition -- Bill and Petty -- A house hazing -- Madame prosecutor -- A statewide office -- Reaching for a dream -- "Go for it." -- Call me Claire -- Boondoggles -- Dark money -- Operation Dog Whistle -- The magic uterus -- Divine intervention -- A new civility -- "A vastly underreported offense." -- Redefining ladylike.