Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Joan Biskupic

Narrated By: Carrington MacDuffie

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: December 2014

Duration: 8 hours 20 minutes

Summary:

In Breaking In, veteran journalist Joan Biskupic tells the story of how two forces providentially merged-the large ambitions of a talented Puerto Rican girl raised in the projects in the Bronx and the increasing political presence of Hispanics, from California to Texas, from Florida to the Northeast-resulting in a historical appointment. And this is not just a tale about breaking barriers as a Puerto Rican. It's about breaking barriers as a justice.

As a Supreme Court justice, Sonia Sotomayor has shared her personal story to an unprecedented degree. And that story-of a Latina who emerged from tough times in the projects not only to prevail but also to rise to the top-has even become fabric for some of her most passionate comments on matters before the Court. But there is yet more to know about the rise of Sotomayor. Breaking In offers the larger, untold story of the woman who has been called 'the people's justice.'

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Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice

by Joan Biskupic

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