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The Confession
The Confession
Author: James E. McGreevey
The New Jersey governor whose resignation made headlines in 2004 delivers a gripping, compelling memoir that offers much more than insight into the pain of being a closeted gay man for more than four decades. Listeners seeking juicy sex-life details will not be disappointed, but this memoir is as much a lesson on authenticity in politics as in s...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780060898625
ISBN-10: 0060898623
Publication Date: 9/1/2006
Pages: 368
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.

2.9 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Regan Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Good for the details of former NJ Governer McGreevey's discovery that he is gay and the aftermath of his decisions on how to handle this. The book is full of detail but written only the way a politician can: With much hubris and little humility or respect for the family that deals with his fallout.
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McGreevey has the benefit of hindsight and years of therapy to work through his troubled life. An interesting picture of New Jersey state politics and a self-serving account of his gay epiphany.