In the Arena

By Richard Nixon,

Book cover of In the Arena: A Memoir of Victory, Defeat, and Renewal

Book description

"Eloquent of the man and . . . of the history he made." —The New York Times

In the Arena is the most personal, profound, and revealing memoir ever written by a major political figure. It is Richard Nixon's frankest, most outspoken book—which includes the inside story of his resignation…

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1 author picked In the Arena as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

President Nixon had many successes and failures during his life, in his book he shares personal details of his celebrations and anguishes, such extremes for anyone to endure. I had the pleasure of meeting President Nixon on his first solo return to the White House in 1987, for a meeting with President Reagan.

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