[xi], 434 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, photographs ; 24 cm
9780374202897 hardback alkaline paper 0374202893 hardback alkaline paper
A profile of the conservative Supreme Court justice offers insight into his absolute belief system and considerable body of work, evaluating Scalia as an "apex of power" whose opinions may have far-reaching consequences in the social counterrevolution.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -412) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
A place in the American story In the turbulence of Watergate Witness for the executive Meeting of the minds Relentless in dissent "I have no agenda." "Is anybody listening?" Dilemmas of race Passions of his mind "A country I do not recognize" Bush v. Gore : not over it "Quack, quack" The center chair Showman of the bench Power in a time of terrorism "You get one shot".
KF8745.S33 B57 2009
New York, N.Y. : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 2009.