Brothers Emanuel : a memoir of an American family
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- ISBN: 9781400069033
- ISBN: 1400069033
- ISBN: 9781588369932 (ebook)
- ISBN: 1588369935 (ebook)
274 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Random House, c2013.
|Formatted Contents Note:||Born to protest -- Controlled mayhem -- The Emanuels -- America -- Into the world -- A family, extended -- Right and wrong and good and evil -- City kids -- Israel -- Wilmette -- Time of turmoil -- Cultural studies -- Adolescent rebellion -- College boys -- Perfectionism and its discontents -- What did Mom put in the cereal?|
|Summary, etc.:||A portrait of the dynamic Emanuel brothers cites their achievements in medicine, politics, and Hollywood, offering insight into the family history, unique upbringing, and social atmosphere that influenced their lives.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2013 March #2
How did one family produce three such extraordinary sons? Ezekiel is a doctor, university professor, and special advisor on health policy for President Obama. Rahm is mayor of Chicago and a former White House chief of staff. Ari is a powerhouse Hollywood agent. Firstborn Ezekiel traces the genesis of the divergent achievements of the brothers Emanuel in this vivid, engaging, and thoughtfully analytical family portrait that illuminates the forceful personalities and "kinetic energy" of the Emanuels as well as 1960s Chicago. Their Israeli father, Ben, was consumed by his work as a community-minded doctor. Their mother, Marsha, a fearless activist, took her young sons to civil rights protests. The brothers fought constantly but always defended each other during street fights with anti-Semitic and racist bullies. Ezekiel's loving, bemused, and incisive chronicle of Emanuel family dynamics and each brother's strugglesâhis as an ambitious nerd; "fiercely intelligent" Rahm's with sensitivity about his height; and natural-born entrepreneur Ari's with learning disabilitiesâfizzes with surprising disclosures, alarming and hilarious incidents, and intriguing perspectives on the American dream, the nature-versus-nurture puzzle, and diverse definitions of success. Copyright 2012 Booklist Reviews.
Ezekiel âZekeâ Emanuel is the son of Benjamin Emanuel and Marsha Emanuel and the brother of Chicago mayor and former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel and Hollywood talent agent Ari Emanuel. A vice provost and university professor at the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, Emanuel also served as the special advisor for health policy to President Obamaâs director of the Office of Management and Budget. He is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. Raised in Chicago, he now lives in Washington, D.C, and Philadelphia.
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