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Theodosia Browning investigates a Charleston steeped in tradition and treachery

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How far would you go to get justice for the one you love?

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The trick is to marry for love—a task easier said than done!

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True love deserves a second chance . . . .

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Shocking evidence hits close to home...


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Also by Elizabeth Warren:

This Fight Is Our Fight, April 2017
A Fighting Chance, May 2014
Quilts, October 2010
All Your Worth, January 2006
The Two-Income Trap, August 2004
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A Fighting Chance
Elizabeth Warren

Metropolitan Books
May 2014
On Sale: April 22, 2014
384 pages
ISBN: 1627790527
EAN: 9781627790529
Kindle: B00H0V1TXO
Hardcover / e-Book
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Non-Fiction Memoir

An unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington really works—and really doesn’t

As a child in small-town Oklahoma, Elizabeth Warren yearned to go to college and then become an elementary school teacher—an ambitious goal, given her family’s modest means. Early marriage and motherhood seemed to put even that dream out of reach, but fifteen years later she was a distinguished law professor with a deep understanding of why people go bankrupt. Then came the phone call that changed her life: could she come to Washington DC to help advise Congress on rewriting the bankruptcy laws?

Thus began an impolite education into the bare-knuckled, often dysfunctional ways of Washington. She fought for better bankruptcy laws for ten years and lost. She tried to hold the federal government accountable during the financial crisis but became a target of the big banks. She came up with the idea for a new agency designed to protect consumers from predatory bankers and was denied the opportunity to run it. Finally, at age 62, she decided to run for elective office and won the most competitive—and watched—Senate race in the country.

In this passionate, funny, rabble-rousing book, Warren shows why she has chosen to fight tooth and nail for the middle class—and why she has become a hero to all those who believe that America’s government can and must do better for working families.

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