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Dan Pfeiffer

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Howard Daniel Pfeiffer is an American activist, podcaster, and former Senior Advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama for Strategy and Communications.
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The Road from Raqqa
A Story of Brotherhood, Borders, and Belonging
Jordan Ritter Conn - Jul 21, 2020
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Crossing years and continents, the harrowing story of the road to reunion for two Syrian brothers who—despite a homeland at war and an ocean between them—hold fast to the bonds of family.The Alkasem brothers, Riyad and Bashar, spend their childhood in Raqqa, the Syrian city that would later become the capital of ISIS. As a teenager in the 1980s, Ri...
Dan Pfeiffer
Aug 05, 2020
I really recommend Jordan's book. It's a powerful read.     source
The Glass Hotel
A novel
Emily St. John Mandel - Mar 24, 2020
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From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, a captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts, and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it.Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a fiv...
Dan Pfeiffer
Jul 21, 2020
@RachaelRad @sippey This is a great book and very different (in plot at least) to Station Eleven in case you were worried about stumbling into more pandemic content.     source
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The World as It Is
A Memoir of the Obama White House
Ben Rhodes - Apr 02, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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From one of Barack Obama's most trusted aides comes a revelatory behind-the-scenes account of his presidency--and how idealism can confront harsh reality and still survive.For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes saw almost everything that happened at the center of the Obama administration--first as a speechwriter, then as deputy national security advisor,...
Dan Pfeiffer
Jun 22, 2018
@dplaz19761 @colleen_curtin @AlyssaMastro44 @brhodes It's a great book, Ben is a supremely talented writer     source