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The Resource Shortest way home : one mayor's challenge and a model for America's future, Pete Buttigieg

Shortest way home : one mayor's challenge and a model for America's future, Pete Buttigieg

Label
Shortest way home : one mayor's challenge and a model for America's future
Title
Shortest way home
Title remainder
one mayor's challenge and a model for America's future
Statement of responsibility
Pete Buttigieg
Title variation
One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A mayor's inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal. Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city," because the industrial Midwest beckoned as a challenge to the McKinsey-trained Harvard graduate. Whether meeting with city residents on middle-school basketball courts, reclaiming abandoned houses, confronting gun violence, or attracting high-tech industry, Buttigieg has transformed South Bend into a shining model of urban reinvention. While Washington reels with scandal, Shortest Way Home interweaves two once-unthinkable success stories: that of an Afghanistan veteran who came out and found love and acceptance, all while in office, and that of a Rust Belt city so thoroughly transformed that it shatters the way we view America's so-called flyover country."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1982-
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Buttigieg, Pete
Dewey number
977.2/89
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F534.S7
LC item number
B87 2019eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Buttigieg, Pete
  • Afghan War (2001-)
  • Mayors
  • Urban renewal
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Gay men
  • Gay politicians
  • Gay men
  • Mayors
  • Politics and government
  • Urban renewal
  • Veterans
  • South Bend (Ind.)
  • South Bend (Ind.)
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
Label
Shortest way home : one mayor's challenge and a model for America's future, Pete Buttigieg
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Remembering -- The South Bend i grew up in -- Learning -- City on a hill -- Analytics -- Campaigning -- The volunteers -- "Meet Pete" -- A fresh start for South Bend -- Governing -- A Monday morning -- The celebrant and the mourner -- A plan, and not quite enough time -- Talent, purpose, and the smartest -- Sewers in the world -- Subconscious operations -- Meeting -- Brushfire on the silicon prairie -- Hitting home -- Becoming -- Dirt sailor -- "The war's over" -- Becoming one person -- Becoming whole -- Building -- Slow- motion chase -- Not "again" -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (352 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781631494376
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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9e96cfde-0fc8-45b6-a71d-967edfd9695a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1085565890
  • (OCoLC)on1085565890
Label
Shortest way home : one mayor's challenge and a model for America's future, Pete Buttigieg
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Remembering -- The South Bend i grew up in -- Learning -- City on a hill -- Analytics -- Campaigning -- The volunteers -- "Meet Pete" -- A fresh start for South Bend -- Governing -- A Monday morning -- The celebrant and the mourner -- A plan, and not quite enough time -- Talent, purpose, and the smartest -- Sewers in the world -- Subconscious operations -- Meeting -- Brushfire on the silicon prairie -- Hitting home -- Becoming -- Dirt sailor -- "The war's over" -- Becoming one person -- Becoming whole -- Building -- Slow- motion chase -- Not "again" -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (352 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781631494376
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9e96cfde-0fc8-45b6-a71d-967edfd9695a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1085565890
  • (OCoLC)on1085565890

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