Bush at War
By Bob Woodward
(Simon & Schuster, Paperback, 9780743244619, 416pp.)
Publication Date: July 1, 2003
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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Bush at War reveals in stunning detail how an untested president with a sweeping vision for remaking the world and war cabinet members often at odds with each other responded to the September 11 terrorist attacks and prepared to confront Iraq. Woodward's virtual wiretap into the White House Situation Room is the first history of the war on terrorism.
Bob Woodward is an associate editor at The Washington Post, where he has worked for forty-one years. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first for The Washington Post’s coverage of the Watergate scandal, and later for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He has authored or coauthored twelve #1 national nonfiction bestsellers. He has two daughters, Tali and Diana, and lives in Washington, DC, with his wife, writer Elsa Walsh.
The New York Times Book Review
Remarkable...Bush at War is akin to an unofficial transcript of 100 days of debate over war in Afghanistan.
Evan Thomas Newsweek Human and convincing in its telling detail.
Steve Neal Chicago Sun-Times Woodward has produced the best book yet written about the September 11 terrorist attacks on America and how Bush fought back.
Fred Barnes The Weekly Standard Woodward...is the best pure reporter of his generation, perhaps ever. He uncovers more things than anyone else.
James Rubin The New York Observer A great read...Bob Woodward has unearthed important new information on the behind-the-scenes struggles that have led to success -- and failure -- in President Bush's War on Terror.
Fouad Ajami The Washington Post Book World A work of spareness and authority...We are fortunate to have this richly detailed view of our nation's central policy command.