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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (91 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Rick Santorum Narrator: Rick Santorum Publisher: Oasis Audio, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2006 ISBN: 9781608142590
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This audiobook addresses the current societal influences of the "Bigs" and relates the importance of the "Littles" in our communities in an incredibly interesting, conversational style. Packed with credibility and information and proven alternatives to our nation's problems, It Takes a Family is a must-read for understanding and implementing the crucial elements of a successful society. _x000D_ Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “A very serious, smart work of political science.”

    Washington Post

  • “This book is worth taking seriously for several reasons, not least of which is that it is a serious book…Santorum wrestles intelligently, often impressively, with the biggest of big ideas: freedom, virtue, civil society, the Founders’ intentions.”

    Jonathan Rauch, National Journal

  • “[Santorum is] resonant, uplifting, and fun to hear as he explains how to empower two-parent families instead of undermining them. Strangely appealing, it’s a noble polemic that will fascinate listeners across the entire political spectrum.”


  • “In these days when politicians’ pronouncements are mostly the focus-grouped bland hoping to (mis)lead the voting blind, Rick Santorum dares to try to say something that actually matters.”

    Maggie Gallagher, former president and chairman of the board of the National Organization for Marriage

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marti | 5/11/2012

    " A bit outdated by now, but still filled with an earnest desire to address the culture wars. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dawn Prickett | 2/2/2009

    " While I agreed with much of what he said, and found parts of the book very inspiring, the COMPLETE lack of footnotes or citations was just terrible. How am I supposed to verify your statistics?! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathy | 3/26/2008

    " This book is full of common sense. If only the country would do something about the problems explained in it, "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Matthew | 11/18/2007

    " The quality of Santorum's case for conservatism was surprising and thoughtful. Reading this book has helped me understand him better as a GOP candidate. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in his political and philosophical views. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 James Smith | 9/1/2007

    " Reading as my first ever e-book! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mark Armstrong | 3/13/2007

    " I hate to say it because I love Rick Santorum, but this was a snoozer. But, I was glad to know exactly who the guy was that I was going to vote for. His views are awesome and I support them 100 percent. He's a good leader of our times. But his book stank. "

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About the Author
Author Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum, a native of Pennsylvania, was a candidate for the Republican nomination for president of the United States in 2012 and became known as a voice for conservatives who didn’t feel they were being represented. In June 2012 he launched Patriot Voices, a grassroots and online community of Americans committed to promoting faith, family, freedom, and opportunity. Prior to running for president, Santorum served in the House of Representatives from 1991 to 1995, and in the Senate from 1995 to 2007, where he was known as one of the most successful government reformers in our history. An accomplished author, Santorum penned the 2005 New York Times bestseller It Takes a Family.