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release date: Aug 28, 2018
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Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History


“Compelling… this book couldn’t be more timely.” – Jill Abramson, New York Times Book Review

From the Recipient of the 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism

Updated with a new introduction by the author

Called "disgraceful," "third-rate," and "not nice" by Donald Trump, NBC News correspondent Katy Tur reported on—and took flak from—the most captivating and volatile presidential candidate in American history.

Katy Tur lived out of a suitcase for a year and a half, following Trump around the country, powered by packets of peanut butter and kept clean with dry shampoo. She visited forty states with the candidate, made more than 3,800 live television reports, and tried to endure a gazillion loops of Elton John’s "Tiny Dancer"—a Trump rally playlist staple.

From day 1 to day 500, Tur documented Trump’s inconsistencies, fact-checked his falsities, and called him out on his lies. In return, Trump repeatedly singled Tur out. He tried to charm her, intimidate her, and shame her. At one point, he got a crowd so riled up against Tur, Secret Service agents had to walk her to her car.

None of it worked. Facts are stubborn. So was Tur. She was part of the first women-led politics team in the history of network news. The Boys on the Bus became the Girls on the Plane. But the circus remained. Through all the long nights, wild scoops, naked chauvinism, dodgy staffers, and fevered debates, no one had a better view than Tur.

Unbelievable is her darkly comic, fascinatingly bizarre, and often scary story of how America sent a former reality show host to the White House. It’s also the story of what it was like for Tur to be there as it happened, inside a no-rules world where reporters were spat on, demeaned, and discredited. Tur was a foreign correspondent who came home to her most foreign story of all. Unbelievable is a must-read for anyone who still wakes up and wonders, Is this real life?

release date: Jun 20, 2021
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Special First Edition, Issued-Sign (ISBN 9780062836816) of: Unbelievable / My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History. First Edition, First Printing
New, and pristine throughout. First Edition, First Printing. Issued-signed edition, ISBN 9780062836816. See scans and description. New York: Dey St. / imprint of William Morrow / imprint of HarperCollins (Barnes & Noble Ed.), 2017. 'Unbelievable / My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History', by journalist Katy Tur. Octao, illustrated jacket, black boards with silver spine imprinting, author's mongram "KT" stamped in blind on front cover, maroon endpapers, signed by the author on the second free endpaper, which is so designated (scan). New, pristine, and flawless in every way - and, yes, that includes the jacket, throughout. See all scans. Tur's memoirs of her embattling assignment to cover the insane presidential campaign of Mr. Crazy himself - Donald Trump. She survived, maintaining her sanity, brilliance and - if one may so say - her beauty, all unscathed. She has since gained her due recognition as a superb journalist. A seriously collectible example of the scarce issued-signed first edition, in superb condition. Ships in a sturdy, protective box - not a bag. L202
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