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Mar-A-Lago - Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump's Presidential Palace

Mar-A-Lago - Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump's Presidential Palace

Author: Laurence Leamer
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Where Trump Learned to Rule


To know Donald J. Trump it is best to start in his natural habitat: Palm Beach, Florida. It is here he learned the techniques that took him all the way to the White House. Painstakingly, over decades, he has created a world in this exclusive tropical enclave and favorite haunt of billionaires where he is not just president but a king. The vehicle for his triumph is Mar-A-Lago, one of the greatest mansions ever built in the United States. The inside story of how he became King of Palm Beach--and how Palm Beach continues to be his spiritual home even as president--is rollicking, troubling, and told with unrivaled access and understanding by Laurence Leamer.


InMar-A-Lago, the reader will learn:


* How Donald Trump bought a property now valued by some at as much as $500,000,000 for less than three thousand dollars of his own money.


* Why Trump was blackballed by the WASP grandees of the island and how he got his revenge.


* How Trump joined forces with theNational Enquirer, which was headquartered nearby, and engineered his own divorce.


* How by turning Mar-A-Lago into a private club, Trump was the unlikely man to integrate Palm Beach's restricted country club scene, and what his real motives were.


* What transpires behind the gates of today's Mar-A-Lago during "the season," when President Trump and assorted D.C. power players fly down each weekend.


In addition to copious interviews and reporting from inside Mar-A-Lago, Laurence Leamer brings an acute and unparalleled understanding of the society of Palm Beach, where he has lived for twenty-five years. He has written an essential book for understanding Donald Trump's inner character.

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General Fields

  • : 9781250177513
  • : Flatiron Books
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : January 2019
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Laurence Leamer
  • : 304
  • : English