This biography relates Bill Clinton’s upbringing in Arkansas, how he was inspired by Martin Luther King, and how as a student, he became a long-haired hippy musician, involved in radical politics and also discovering free love.
Hamilton tells the story of how Clinton’s sexual and political career developed hand in hand. This is a book about sexual politics on many levels, showing how Clinton’s life was formed by changing attitudes. Hamilton’s portrait also examine’s Hilary’s relationship with Bill’s astonishing number of girlfriends.
The book also covers his time at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, his political apprenticeship and his rise to power, culminating in his election as President in 1992.
‘I was gripped…Hamilton traces the threads of Clinton’s personality to their origins in this superbly researched work.’