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The accidental president how 413 lawyers, 9 Supreme Court justices, and 5,963,110 (give or take a few) Floridians landed George W. Bush in the White House by David A. Kaplan

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Florida


  • Bush, George W. 1946-,
  • Bush, George W. 1946- -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Gore, Albert, 1948-,
  • Gore, Albert, 1948- -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2000,
  • Contested elections -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Contested elections -- Florida -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-310) and index.

StatementDavid A. Kaplan.
GenreTrials, litigation, etc.
LC ClassificationsE889 .K37 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3951093M
ISBN 100066212839
LC Control Number2001044612

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