Nicola Sturgeon

A Political Life

By David Torrance

Format: Paperback

A new edition of this political biography taking into account the SNP's spectacular 2015 general election success, and the 2016 Scottish elections.

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Birlinn Limited

Birlinn publishes mostly non-fiction books, ranging from biography to history, military history and Scottish interest. Their imprints, Polygon Books, Arena Sport Books and John Donald Books, publish a wide variety of genres including culture, literary fiction, poetry and sports.

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How did working-class girl from Ayrshire become one of Scotland and the UK's most prominent politicians?Identified as a rising star by the SNP leadership shortly after she joined the party as a teenager, when the Nationalists formed their first Scottish Government in 2007 Nicola Sturgeon swiftly became one of its most successful ministers. By the time Alex Salmond resigned as First Minister after the No vote in the Scottish independence referendum, she was viewed as his natural successor, leading her party to its remarkable success at the 2015 general election.In this book, David Torrance traces the life and career of a remarkable woman.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 23 Sep 2016
ISBN 9781780273457
Number of Pages 224

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'Indispensable ... illuminating' - Alex Massie; 'A fascinating portrait' - Euan McColm

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