Jeffrey Birnbaum Showdown at Gucci Gulch

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Showdown at Gucci Gulch

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Informed by interviews with the politicians involved, this behind-the-scenes study traces the 1986 Tax Reform Act from its status as a political non-starter to an established fact

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"Riveting...Showdown is a classic of its genre." -Washington Post Book World
"A superb piece of reporting on one of the most important pieces of legislation in years....A great case study of the political process." --The Washington Post
"Showdown at Gucci Gulch is likely to become the standard narrative of tax reform for years to come."--The Boston Globe

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"Even the hordes of Americans whose eyes glaze at the sight of a tax table will enjoy this remarkably lively account." -- The New York Times Book Review

"A riveting account of the political Process that produced the new [tax reform] law."

-- Fortune

"Messrs. Birnbaum and Murray... have written a splendidly readable book about America's recent tax reform." -- The Economist

"Showdown is a classic of its genre....It is illuminating and systematic enough to become a staple in political science courses, yet entertaining enough to be read this summer on the beach." -- Washington Post Book World

"Showdown at Gucci Gulch reads like a thriller, which it is, with a remarkable cast of characters and a payoff in billions."

-- David S. Broder, chief political reporter and columnist, Washington Post

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9780394758114: Showdown at Gucci Gulch: Lawmakers, Lobbyists, and the Unlikely Triumph of Tax Reform

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