funny review by Todd R. Overton in Books, 2014-02-08
All In: The Education of General David Petraeus
This book gives us an incomplete picture of the General, since Ms. Broadwell declines to describe his physical anatomy, his lovemaking techniques, or his prowess as a lover.
Of course, that isn't what this book is about, but what it SHOULD be is a reliable depiction of the subject by an author who is up-front about her partiality or personal bias. It is clear now that Ms. Broadwell has been completely dishonest with her readers in this regard. This book in its current state is worthless: What has she hidden from the reader in order to protect her affair? Is this the work of an impartial recorder or of a love-struck paramour? Why doesn't she address his penchant for infidelity and dishonesty, when she obviously knew about it? Has she made up facts to make the General look good, or has she changed or omitted facts that would cast her lover in a bad... more