A Fighting Chance

By Elizabeth Warren





  • Boston Globe Review: A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren

    April 22, 2014

    There is a one-note quality to Elizabeth Warren’s new autobiography, “A Fighting Chance.” That’s because her rise to political prominence grew so directly from a long career already focused on the same issues she is championing in the public square, backstopped by an Oklahoma upbringing that seeded her preoccupation with a fraying middle class. Warren […]

  • Washington Post: Review, A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren

    April 22, 2014

    One of the most moving scenes of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s absorbing book, A Fighting Chance, occurs in its first 10 pages. After a heart attack, her father lost his job selling carpets in Oklahoma City and was demoted to a commission-only job selling lawn mowers. It did not go well. The station wagon was repossessed; […]

  • Publishers Weekly: A Fighting Chance

    April 21, 2014

    Warren, the freshman senator from Massachusetts turned Democratic rock star, serves up a frank and lively account of how she became the banking and finance industry’s fiercest nemesis. Warren’s passion is rooted in her personal history.As a young girl in her native Oklahoma, she saw her family’s fortunes nose dive after her father’s heart attack, […]

  • The New Yorker: The Warren Brief (Reading Elizabeth Warren)

    April 18, 2014

    In her new book, Elizabeth Warren tells the story of her life in order to make an argument about America (the middle class is trapped in a vise of debt), which is the sort of thing politicians do when they’re running for office. Warren, who spent most of her career as a law-school professor, was […]