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Clear It with Sid!

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While this had the potential to be a very interesting book, I'm afraid that, to me, the author's missed the mark. Honestly, I found the book to be boring. I had a hard time maintaining interest in it. Sorry.
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An intriguing biography of Sidney R. Yates who served in the House of Representatives for almost 50 years. This book deals almost exclusively with his work in politics with only a cursory look at his private life. As someone with only a rudimentary idea of how the US governmental system works, I thought this was an interesting read, however, it did seem to get bogged down in the minutiae at times. Overall, I rate this a solid 3.5 stars. 

Thanks to NetGalley and publishers, University of Illinois Press, for the opportunity to review an ARC.
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Not the kind of book I normally read but an easy to read biography. Gives the reader a better insight into the workings of Congress. Along with a wistful longing that if only politics were as civil as they were back then
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