How A Hockey Mom Turned Alaska's Political Establishment Upside DownBook - 2008
In 2006, a Angel-faced but tough 42-year-old former small-town mayor named Sarah Palin became a long-shot candidate for Alaska governor demanding a higher ethnical standard in state government. The timing of her reform message and a widening scandal produced a tornado that reshaped the political landscape. Surprising everyone, Palin thumped by wide margins both a sitting governor in the Republican primary election and a former governor in the general election to become Alaskas first female chief executive and its youngest ever.
Publisher: Kenmore, WA : Epicenter Press, 2008.
Characteristics: 159 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.