Flipped : how Georgia turned purple and broke the monopoly on Republican power
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Flipped : how Georgia turned purple and broke the monopoly on Republican power

By Bluestein, Greg, author.

Genre History.

Published [2022] by Viking, [New York]

ISBN 9780593489154

Bib Id 2503485

Description 342 pages ; 24 cm

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LCCN
2021-045125
ISBN
9780593489154 (hardcover) $29.00
0593489152
Call #
324.973 B
Title
Flipped : how Georgia turned purple and broke the monopoly on Republican power
Publication Information
[2022] by Viking, [New York] :
Description
342 pages ; 24 cm
Note
Includes index.
Contents
WTF happened -- 'Who is this guy?' -- Stacey vs. Stacey -- 'Game over' -- Is this the moment? -- The miracle -- A Republican call to action -- Brick by brick -- 'Never back down' -- 'Remain the reverend' -- The plague -- A social justice summer -- Farewell to a legend -- A 'waste of time' -- 'Transmission dead' -- Poetic justice -- 'Nonsense' -- 'The tsunami' -- The bromance is born -- 'It's un-American' -- 'Ashamed' -- Money and celebrities . . . -- A shadow slate -- The final call -- 'It's up to Georgia' -- A glimpse of what's possible -- Epilogue: 'What Carter sees'.
Summary
"Flipped provides an account of how the election of Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff transformed Georgia from a Republican stronghold to a battleground state. Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Greg Bluestein charts how progressive activists and organizers worked to help register hundreds of thousands of new voters and how Joe Biden's 2020 victory in Georgia may inform Democratic strategy for years to come. He also chronicles how Georgia's Republicans countered with a move to the right that culminated in key state leaders defying Donald Trump's demands to overturn his 2020 defeat"--
Genre/Form
History.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Campaigns & Elections^POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Parties^POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Local

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