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From the corner of the oval

Beck Dorey-Stein

From the corner of the oval

by Beck Dorey-Stein

  • 325 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents,
  • Stenographers,
  • Women employees,
  • Biography,
  • Staff

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Beck Dorey-Stein
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE901.1.D67 A3 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination330 pages
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26885634M
    ISBN 100525509127
    ISBN 109780525509127
    LC Control Number2017053262

    From the Corner of the Oval shatters the genre of the Washington memoir. Dorey-Stein writes with a fine eye for detail and conveys it with freshness, candor and humor. She takes her readers with her on a vertiginous tour of the world [ ] and her sparkling, crackling prose had me cheering for her through each adventure. The night before I took this photograph, I was crouched in the corner of the very tiny restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam, where President Obama dined with Anthony Bourdain. On this day, the two men were supposed to stroll through the street market, but torrential downpours made such filming rather untenable.

      From The Corner Of The Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein is the author’s memoir about her 6 years serving as a presidential stenographer under President Obama. This is a good book for people who like dishy behind-the-scenes Washington insider perspectives, though be forewarned: it’s pretty light and spends a lot of time on her social life.   From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein Publisher: Spiegel & Grau Release Date: J Length: Amazon {A Bit of Backstory} Single Sentence Summary. When Beck Dorey-Stein landed a job as a White House stenographer she thought it was a step down in her career, but she was wrong; it would turn out to be the job of a lifetime.

    Praise for From the Corner of the Oval "Who knew the West Wing could be so sexy? Beck Dorey-Stein's unparalleled access is obvious on every page, along with her knife-sharp humor. I tore through the entire book on a four-hour flight and loved reading all about the brilliant yet hard-partying people who once surrounded the leader of the free 4/5(22).   Beck Dorey-Stein Book Review books chick-lit From the Corner of the Oval Memoir Non-fiction Penguin Random House politics Spiegel & Grau Summer Book Recommendations Published by Anne Logan has worked in the Canadian book industry for the past 10 years as a publicist, literary festival programmer, and book reviewer.


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From the corner of the oval by Beck Dorey-Stein Download PDF EPUB FB2

Which makes From the Corner of the Oval somehow, against the odds, a story of hope.”—Paul Begala, The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice) “A few weeks ago, what I always fear will happen actually did happen.

I’d been reading Beck Dorey-Stein’s engrossing memoir, From the Corner of the Oval, out J on my commute home /5(). From the Corner of the Oval is a fun and highly entertaining read. From her hilarious process of getting hired as one of Obamas stenographers to her final days at the White House after President Obama leaves, the book is informative, at turns hilarious, and always chock full of tales about life at the White House/5.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading From the Corner of the Oval: A Memoir.4/4(). FROM THE CORNER OF THE OVAL A Memoir By Beck Dorey-Stein pp. Spiegel & Grau. $ The first time I walked into the Oval Office, my knees buckled.

My boss, Bill Clinton, had just been. Her first book, FROM THE CORNER OF THE OVAL, is part memoir, part coming-of-age tale and immensely readable. For the legions within the Barack Obama fan club, it will be rewarding to see his presidency from the sidelines, front lines and exercise rooms of.

Which makes From the Corner of the Oval somehow, against the odds, a story of hope.”—Paul Begala, The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice) “A few weeks ago, what I always fear will happen actually did happen. I’d been reading Beck Dorey-Stein’s engrossing memoir, From the Corner of the Oval, out J on my commute home.

From the Corner of the Oval is unlikely to have consequences in the same way as some of ’s other political tell-alls (Fire and Fury, A Higher Loyalty), but it.

So if that’s the reader’s goal, it will be well-accomplished by reading the well-written From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein. Edith G. Tolchin’s most recent book is the comedic fictional memoir, Fanny on Fire (Michelkin Publishing), a finalist for the Foreword Review’s Indies : Beck Dorey-Stein.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “[This] breezy page turner is essentially Bridget Jones goes to the White House.”—The New York Times “Obama administration memoirs are rolling in, but in a refreshing twist From the Corner of the Oval swaps policy for good old-fashioned workplace drama.”—Entertainment Weekly Recommended for summer reading by.

Advance praise for From the Corner of the Oval “Who knew the West Wing could be so sexy. Beck Dorey-Stein’s unparalleled access is obvious on every page, along with her knife-sharp humor. I tore through the entire book on a four-hour flight and.

West Winging It: An Unpresidential Memoir is the personal story of Pat Cunnane and his journey from outsider to insider, from his dreary job at a warehouse to his dream job at the White House.

Pat pulls the drapes back on the most famous and exclusive building in the United States, telling the story of the real West Wing with compelling and quirky portraits of the people who populate. From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein Published by Spiegel & Grau Publication date: J Genres: Debut, Memoir, Non-fiction It may sound like fiction, but it’s fact: Beck Dorey-Stein answered a Craigslist ad and got a job working as a stenographer at the White House.4/5.

Readers’ questions about From the Corner of the Oval. 4 questions answered. Jason) to another White House staffer (Jason seemed to be involved with a few WH employees).

He doesn't appear in the book, while Marvin Nicholson appears a few times and is described as "goofy." Also, Jason is described as resembling a movie star. Pfieffer has a. A former stenographer’s book proposal about the life of political staffers, titled From the Corner of the Oval, will be adapted by Universal Author: Guardian Staff.

Book reviews. From the Corner of the Oval Beck Dorey-Stein Review by Amy Scribner. July Recent Wesleyan grad Beck Dorey-Stein swore she would spend no more than three months in Washington, D.C., a place she calls “an ego swamp of a city.” Then she lands a job as a White House stenographer, a position she didn’t even realize existed.

From the corner of the oval I loved every word. The author weaves her own life story together with her work story as stenographer to President Obama in a lively and personal accounting of her work at the White House.

Random House presents the audiobook edition of From the Corner of the Oval Office, written and read by Beck Dorey-Stein. The compulsively listenable, behind-the-scenes memoir that takes listeners inside the Obama White House, through the eyes of a young staffer learning the ropes, falling in love and finding her place in the world.

Which makes From the Corner of the Oval somehow, against the odds, a story of hope.”—Paul Begala, The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice) “A few weeks ago, what I always fear will happen actually did happen. I’d been reading Beck Dorey-Stein’s engrossing memoir, From the Corner of the Oval, out J on my commute home /5(17).

As part of a seven-figure book deal, the year-old has written From the Corner of the Oval Office, an account of her five years as a White House. From Transcribing for Obama to Writing Her Own Story Beck Dorey-Stein talks about “From the Corner of the Oval,” and Caroline Weber talks about “Proust’s Duchess: How Three Celebrated.

Think you have what it takes to be a stenographer? Go behind-the-scenes and get your copy of From the Corner of the Oval at Follow. An oval office has no corners, logically, and so the title of Beck Dorey-Stein’s new memoir, “From the Corner of the Oval” (Spiegel & Grau, pp., ★★½ out of four) is a clever.From the Corner of the Oval.

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