Too Much and Never Enough - Mary L. Trump

Too Much and Never Enough

By Mary L. Trump

  • Release Date: 2020-07-14
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4
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From 4,032 Ratings

Description

In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the man who now threatens the world’s health, economic security, and social fabric.

Mary Trump spent much of her childhood in her grandparents’ large, imposing house in the heart of Queens, New York, where Donald and his four siblings grew up. She describes a nightmare of traumas, destructive relationships, and a tragic combination of neglect and abuse. She explains how specific events and general family patterns created the damaged man who currently occupies the Oval Office, including the strange and harmful relationship between Fred Trump and his two oldest sons, Fred Jr. and Donald.

A firsthand witness to countless holiday meals and interactions, Mary brings an incisive wit and unexpected humor to sometimes grim, often confounding family events. She recounts in unsparing detail everything from her uncle Donald’s place in the family spotlight and Ivana’s penchant for regifting to her grandmother’s frequent injuries and illnesses and the appalling way Donald, Fred Trump’s favorite son, dismissed and derided him when he began to succumb to Alzheimer’s.

Numerous pundits, armchair psychologists, and journalists have sought to parse Donald J. Trump’s lethal flaws. Mary L. Trump has the education, insight, and intimate familiarity needed to reveal what makes Donald, and the rest of her clan, tick. She alone can recount this fascinating, unnerving saga, not just because of her insider’s perspective but also because she is the only Trump willing to tell the truth about one of the world’s most powerful and dysfunctional families.

Reviews

  • Great

    5
    By Arnold ooks
    What can I say?
  • Fantastic read

    5
    By Lotionlex7
    I thought the book was fantastic! Mary describes “Donald” exactly how he really is,( “perfect “ ) as he would say! Unfortunately I don’t think there’s any chance he will ever take any responsibility for his failures to lead and unite our country, he is not capable. Pathetic.
  • Wow!

    5
    By CharlotteFlair101
    Lol this book has got hater comments??? Lol just shows my dear fellow dems that we’re getting to the republicans😂 they just can’t stay away from any book written by a democrat without raving and commenting hater comments😂😂😂🤣🤣 this is hilarious I bet half these people HAVEN’T EVEN READ THIS BOOK this is so dumb #STFU And supposedly we are the quote “cry babies” lol this is actually funny Biden 2020
  • Chilling

    5
    By BostonGirlz
    A modern day tale of the meaning of Frankenstein’s monster.
  • Offers interesting insights

    3
    By djissofly
    The book gives great detail into the trump family from an insider. The only reason I didn’t really enjoy the book is the format was so long and narrative based that I got bored and had no desire to finish. I know Trump is a lunatic and now have some extra reasons why
  • Inside Look

    5
    By irmercaldi
    This was a great look from a new perspective. We are all used to the way that he, whose name shall remain unsaid, is portrayed in the media. Unfortunately, we kind of get desensitized to his behavior, with it being blasted in our faces daily. This book gives a look at the former president and how she grew up in the T**** bubble. The book is written from a perspective of the psychological causes instead of just the most recent tweet. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would absolutely recommend this to anyone that is willing to open to, potentially, adjusting your view point. Or anyone that just wants to reminisce about our miserable past 4 years.
  • True Insight

    5
    By UFGatorBear
    The author, a professional, truly illustrated Donald Trump’s fundamental psychological deficiencies by giving the “backstory” and how he was raised.
  • Very good!

    5
    By Terboobat
    Excellent read...all of which she spoke has come true! SAD
  • Inside Explanation but Familial Bitterness

    4
    By deanteam08
    For a sizable chunk of this book I felt it was a record of Mary’s grievances against her family, but towards the end she ties the stories together well to very interestingly describe Trump’s psyche and behavioral issues. At times, her analysis clearly lays out the obvious steps towards Donald’s failed election and attempted coup despite this being written before those events.
  • Excellent!

    5
    By unhappy cluent
    It’s very revealing. Thank you!