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Broken but unbowed : the fight to fix a broken America, Greg Abbott

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Broken but unbowed : the fight to fix a broken America
Title
Broken but unbowed
Title remainder
the fight to fix a broken America
Statement of responsibility
Greg Abbott
Title variation
Fight to fix a broken America
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Texas governor and rising star in the Republican Party{u2014}one of the first prominent politicians to govern from a wheelchair since Franklin D. Roosevelt{u2014}Governor Greg Abbott pens his deeply personal and inspiring life story and proposes a plan to restore America to greatness in what Newt Gingrich calls a 2bold and compelling3 read. Texas Governor Greg Abbott lost his ability to walk when a huge oak tree crashed down on his back, fracturing vertebrae into his spinal cord, leaving him forever paralyzed. At twenty-six years old, he felt that the future he had dreamed of was gone. But he soon realized that our lives are not defined by our challenges, but by how we respond to them. He went on to overcome his paralytic limitations to become the longest-serving attorney general in Texas history and now governor, all while in a wheelchair. Greg Abbott waged a record number of legal challenges against the federal government that has come unhinged from the Constitution. He also led legal battles to defend the Second Amendment, the Tenth Amendment, and religious liberty. He personally appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court to defend the Ten Commandments monument on the Texas Capitol Grounds{u2014}and won. Through these fights he realized that his personal story held an important parallel to America{u2019}s current challenges. The Constitution that forms the foundation of our country has been broken, but the people of this nation remain determined to achieve American greatness. Abbott explains that it is up to us to restore America to its rightful luster and power in the world, emerging triumphant from our stumbles. In Broken but Unbowed, Governor Abbott describes firsthand what it was like to be on the battlefield in the historic fights that have refined the Constitution and the lessons he{u2019}s learned along the way, offering solutions that will bring us back a government that lives up to the American Dream
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Broken but unbowed : the fight to fix a broken America, Greg Abbott
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Second -- The war of independence -- Unity of faith -- I think we can -- President or king? -- Power and problems -- Our original design -- The fix -- Teeth in the Tenth -- Secret agency law -- Commerce claws -- Of groceries and governments
Control code
sky2ocm80604622
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781501144899
Lccn
2016016561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Broken but unbowed : the fight to fix a broken America, Greg Abbott
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Second -- The war of independence -- Unity of faith -- I think we can -- President or king? -- Power and problems -- Our original design -- The fix -- Teeth in the Tenth -- Secret agency law -- Commerce claws -- Of groceries and governments
Control code
sky2ocm80604622
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781501144899
Lccn
2016016561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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