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A Governor's Story

The Fight for Jobs and America's Economic Future

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Regular Price $22.99 CAD

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Aug 14, 2012

Page Count

336 Pages

ISBN-13

9781610391856

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In this national bestseller, the former two-term governor of Michigan—a state at the epicenter of the economic storms devastating middle-class lives throughout the US—offers a candid portrait of her tenure and the lessons learned, and points the way toward a new future.

Jennifer Granholm was the two-term governor of Michigan, a state synonymous with manufacturing during a financial crisis that threatened to put all America's major car companies into bankruptcy. The immediate and knock-on effects were catastrophic. Granholm's grand plans for education reform, economic revitalization, clean energy, and infrastructure development were blitzed by a perfect economic storm.

Granholm was a determined and undefeated governor, who enjoyed close access to the White House at critical moments, and is now tapped to run the Department of Energy under President Joe Biden. Ultimately, her story is a model of hope. She hauls Michigan towards unprecedented private-public partnerships, forged in the chaos of financial freefall, built on new technologies that promise to revolutionize not only the century-old auto industry but Michigan's entire manufacturing base. They offer the potential for a remarkable recovery not just for her state, but for American industry nationwide.

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