Tony Blair by John Rentoul

Tony Blair by John Rentoul

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John Rentoul's first biography of Tony Blair appeared in 1995, not long after the politician's election as leader of the Labour Party - the culmination of a meteoric rise. Now, with Labour and Blair facing their greatest challenge - re-election - Rentoul returns to his subject.

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John Rentoul's first biography of Tony Blair appeared in 1995, not long after the politician's election as leader of the Labour Party - the culmination of a meteoric rise. Two years later Blair presided over the party's landslide election victory: a tremendous affirmation of his popularity and a great vindication for the modernizers he led. But as New Labour's first real test looms - the battle to win an unprecedented second term - is that popularity still there? Have Blair and the party he helped reinvent delivered on their promises? What sort of government does he lead, and is Britain anything like the country he claimed he could create? These are the questions at the heart of John Rentoul's searching new biography. Not just an updated version of the earlier work, but a fresh approach to his subject, the book includes much new material in its account of a man whose potential has now been put to the biggest test of all: power.

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SKU GOR001717465
Title Tony Blair
Author By (author) John Rentoul
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Little, Brown & Company
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 636
ISBN 10 0316854964
ISBN 13 9780316854962
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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John Rentoul's first biography of Tony Blair appeared in 1995, not long after the politician's election as leader of the Labour Party - the culmination of a meteoric rise. Two years later Blair presided over the party's landslide election victory: a tremendous affirmation of his popularity and a great vindication for the modernizers he led. But as New Labour's first real test looms - the battle to win an unprecedented second term - is that popularity still there? Have Blair and the party he helped reinvent delivered on their promises? What sort of government does he lead, and is Britain anything like the country he claimed he could create? These are the questions at the heart of John Rentoul's searching new biography. Not just an updated version of the earlier work, but a fresh approach to his subject, the book includes much new material in its account of a man whose potential has now been put to the biggest test of all: power.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001717465
Title Tony Blair
Author By (author) John Rentoul
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Little, Brown & Company
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 636
ISBN 10 0316854964
ISBN 13 9780316854962
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No