Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency, Joshua Green
  • List: $17.50  |  Sale: $12.25
    Club: $8.75
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

Best Seller

Author: Joshua Green

Narrator: Fred Sanders

Abridged: 8 hr 33 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Published: 07/18/2017

Genre: Political Science - Political Process - Elections

Synopsis

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller.

From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump—the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right, the fall of Hillary Clinton, and the hidden forces that drove the greatest upset in American political history.

Based on dozens of interviews conducted over six years, Green spins the master narrative of the 2016 campaign from its origins in the far fringes of right-wing politics and reality television to its culmination inside Trump’s penthouse on election night.

The shocking elevation of Bannon to head Trump’s flagging presidential campaign on August 17, 2016, hit political Washington like a thunderclap and seemed to signal the meltdown of the Republican Party. Bannon was a bomb-throwing pugilist who’d never run a campaign and was despised by Democrats and Republicans alike. 

Yet Bannon’s hard-edged ethno-nationalism and his elaborate, years-long plot to destroy Hillary Clinton paved the way for Trump’s unlikely victory. Trump became the avatar of a dark but powerful worldview that dominated the airwaves and spoke to voters whom others couldn’t see. Trump’s campaign was the final phase of a populist insurgency that had been building up in America for years, and Bannon, its inscrutable mastermind, believed it was the culmination of a hard-right global uprising that would change the world.

Any study of Trump’s rise to the presidency is unavoidably a study of Bannon. Devil’s Bargain is a tour-de-force telling of the remarkable confluence of circumstances that decided the election, many of them orchestrated by Bannon and his allies, who really did plot a vast, right-wing conspiracy to stop Clinton. To understand Trump's extraordinary rise and Clinton’s fall, you have to weave Trump’s story together with Bannon’s, or else it doesn't make sense.

Recommended

Running Against the Devil A Plot to Save America from Trump--and Democrats from Themselves, Rick Wilson
Running Against the Devil
by Rick Wilson

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Rick Wilson
Published: 01/14/2020

Hacks The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House, Donna Brazile
Hacks
by Donna Brazile

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Donna Brazile
Published: 11/07/2017

Russian Roulette The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump, Michael Isikoff
Russian Roulette
by Michael Isikoff

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Peter Ganim
Published: 03/13/2018

Unbelievable My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History, Katy Tur
Unbelievable
by Katy Tur

List: $21.99

Sale: $15.39

Club: $10.99

Narrator: Katy Tur
Published: 09/12/2017

The Making of Donald Trump, David Cay Johnston
The Making of Donald Trump
by David Cay Johnston

List: $19.95

Sale: $13.97

Club: $9.97

Narrator: Joe Barrett
Published: 09/13/2016

The Russia Hoax The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump, Gregg Jarrett
The Russia Hoax
by Gregg Jarrett

List: $23.99

Sale: $16.79

Club: $11.99

Narrator: Gregg Jarrett
Published: 07/24/2018

Dark Money The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, Jane Mayer
Dark Money
by Jane Mayer

List: $25.00

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.50

Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Published: 01/19/2016

Lucky, Random House
Lucky
by Random House

List: $25.00

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.50

Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Published: 03/02/2021

Insane Clown President, Matt Taibbi
Insane Clown President
by Matt Taibbi

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Published: 01/17/2017
{"id":"1773049","ean":"9780525589303","abr":"Abridged","title":"Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency","subtitle":"Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency","author":"Joshua Green","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Fred Sanders","ubr_id":"0","abr_id":"1773049","ubr_price":"0.00","abr_price":"17.50","ubr_memprice":"0.00","abr_memprice":"11.38","ubr_narrator":"","abr_narrator":"Fred Sanders","ubr_length":"Unabridged: ","abr_length":"Abridged: 8 hr 33 min"}