Sarah: How a Hockey Mom Turned Alaskas Political Establishment Upside Down

Kaylene Johnson




Epicenter Pr

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Sarah Palin, then 39, a hockey mom and former mayor of Wasilla, thought her dream of making a difference in the male-dominated realm of Alaska politics was over in 2004 when she clashed with the state chairman of her Republican party and fell out of favor with Gov. Frank Murkowski over issues related to ethics and openness in government.Yet, the former high school basketball star and one-time TV journalist could not shake the feeling that she was destined for something bigger. Two years later, she became a long-shot candidate for governor, promising reform.Then, fate intervened. Her populist message suddenly became front-page news when a major political scandal rocked Alaska politics. Alaskans began listening to her. And they liked what they heard.

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Other editions: Softcover - 2009, 2008, 2008, Softcover - 2008, 2008, Softcover - 2008, 2008, Softcover - 2003

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