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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,158 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Plouffe Narrator: Erik Davies Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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David Plouffe was not just the architect of the campaign that put Barack Obama in the White House; he also built a grassroots movement that changed the face of politics forever and reenergized the idea of democracy itself. Now he recounts the amazing story of how the Obama for America campaign developed and executed its sweeping, unprecedented plan. The Audacity to Win is the story of a perfect match of candidate and campaign.

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  • ...engaging, detailed and frequently illuminating account of the Obama presidential campaign... Miami Herald
  • ...a gripping blockbuster of a book, manna for political aficianados and newcomers to elections alike, full of scrappy details, minute explanations of strategy, tales from the trail and candid assessments of mistakes made and lessons learned. Daily Kos
  • After reading Plouffe's engaging, detailed and frequently illuminating account of the Obama presidential campaign, one can see how the campaign was lucky and good-- indeed, often very, very good. San Francisco Chronicle
  • [Plouffe] gives readers a visceral sense of the campaign from an insider's point of view...He offers acute assessments of the larger dynamics at play in the 2008 race, and he is frank about missteps that the Obama campaign made along the way...A detailed and revealing account. Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
  • Plouffe has written the most important political book of the year. It reads like a thriller...I flipped it open, read a few lines and was hooked...But it's not the insider look at the past that makes the book so important. It's what it shows us about the present--and the effect it could have on the future. Arianna Huffington, The Huffington Post

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Joe Dasilva, | 2/20/2014

    " The best campaign book since Making of the President 1960!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Patricia | 2/16/2014

    " Breezy read. Plouffe is actually not a great writer, but it hardly matters. Some wonderful insight into the Obama campaign. Most of the book deals with the primary season. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ginny | 2/11/2014

    " I listened to the audio book and loved it. I followed the Obama campaign from start to finish and this book just brought back the wonderful experience and feelings. (I also own the hardcover book.) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Angie | 2/10/2014

    " Comprehensive look at the 2008 campagin. As someone who is deeply involved in campaigns - many of them political - I found it fascinating to read such an incredible textbook on a game changing campaign. Others may find it a little long. "

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