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Shortest Way Home by Pete Buttigieg

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One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future

Pete Buttigieg

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Imprint: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publication date: 12 Feb 2019
ISBN: 9781631494369

A mayor's inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.

4 stars out of 5
17 Mar 2019

"the best political autobiography since Barack Obama"

Buttigieg writes unusually well for a politician, although his unfortunately frequent use of “impact” as a verb lends credence to his publicist’s insistence that the candidate wrote every word himself... Is it too much to imagine that America could elect a gay president? I don’t think so. If the disaster of George Bush’s administration was sufficient to elect the first black president, I believe the catastrophe of Donald Trump could be just enough to put the first openly gay man in the White House. Especially a man like this.