A FACE IN THE CROWD

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By Barry Spencer

About the Book

Format Dimensions Pages
Softcover 6x9 156

The book, written by an ordinary member of the public, argues that, in spite of concerted efforts to derail his presidency, Donald Trump, through his life experience, embodies many of the attributes of a great president. What is so remarkable is not that he was elected against all expectations but that his presidency has proved to be so successful. The media has portrayed Trump in the most negative terms possible to a degree that would have destroyed a lesser man. The book demonstrates that this picture is almost entirely false. Trump is president at a historic moment when the nation is polarized between radical progressives striving for fundamental change and conservatives who stand by traditional values. Trump is not an ideologue but a pragmatist resisting social experimentation with the potential to be one of the greatest presidents in the history of the republic.

About the Author

The author was born in the East End of London in 1938, just ten months before the outbreak of World War II. In 1962, he was entered on the Roll of Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and practiced law in London until 1976, when he emigrated from Britain with his family to the United States. Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1979, he practiced law in Los Angeles and Woodland Hills. In 2007, he went into semiretirement but, in November 2019, returned to full-time practice. He devotes his spare time to writing. His books include poetry, short stories, an autobiography, and a detective novel. He lives with his wife, Sherry, in Westlake Village, California.