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Growing up Biden : a memoir / Valerie Biden Owens.

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  • ISBN: 1250821762
  • ISBN: 9781250821768
  • ISBN: 9781250821768 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1250821762 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781250821768
  • ISBN: 1250821762
  • Physical Description: 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Celadon Books, 2022.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Forty-eight years, to the day -- Mom and Dad -- The magic of youth -- Late bloomer -- Into the world -- The Children's Crusade -- Shattered -- Hunter and Beau -- Jack Owens : a love story -- New beginnings -- Presidential rumblings -- Transitions -- To the White House, Part One -- Run, Joe, run!.
Summary, etc.:
"A memoir from Valerie Biden Owens, Joe Biden's younger sister, trusted confidante and lifelong campaign manager. Valerie, one of the first female campaign managers in United States history, writes of the role of family, faith, and fate in shaping her life, and the power of empathy and kindness in the face of turmoil and division. Growing Up Biden details Valerie's decades-long professional career in politics, and the central role she played in her brother's life as an insightful adviser, an ever-loyal advocate and best friend. This memoir, full of candor and warmth, brings readers into the Biden home and shares stories from growing up in Delaware as the only daughter of the close-knit Irish Catholic family. Valerie writes in a compelling, relatable way about the challenges she faced breaking through gender barriers, the elusive nature of confidence, and navigating professional responsibilities while raising children"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Biden Owens, Valerie, 1945-
Biden Owens, Valerie, 1945- > Family.
Biden, Joseph R., Jr. > Family.
Women political consultants > United States > Biography.
Political consultants > United States > Biography.
Political campaigns > United States > Anecdotes.
Genre: Autobiographies.

Available copies

  • 15 of 23 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Beacon Falls Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 23 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beacon Falls Public Library B BID (Text) 33120152841570 Adult Biography Checked out 06/07/2022

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