“The queen of inside-Washington storytelling has extended her reign. With First in Line, Kate Andersen Brower finds yet another one of the political world’s most intriguing untold stories and delivers it to readers with the unparalleled reporting and compelling, fast-moving prose that have made her one of the few must-read authors of our time.”
—Jonathan Allen, co-author SHATTERED: INSIDE HILLARY CLINTON’S DOOMED CAMPAIGN
First in Line: Presidents, Vice Presidents, and the Pursuit of Power
From the author of the New York Times bestsellers First Women and The Residence, an intimate, news-making look at the men who are second in line to the most powerful office in the world—the vice presidents of the modern era—from Richard Nixon to Joe Biden to Mike Pence.
“Kate Andersen Brower has a wonderful reporter’s eye for the telling detail that makes history engaging and real. In First in Line, she explores the fraught relationship between president and vice-president up to the present day in pithy, revealing, and timely fashion. Her many fans from The Residence will not be disappointed.”
—Evan Thomas, author of IKE’S BLUFF and BEING NIXON