"A sweeping debut not only for the author but for this branch of American poli-sci."
--Kirkus Reviews "A well-written account of an interesting time. . . . Miles' book is full of sound observations and telling detail."
--Chris Nolan, New York Post "Miles has excellent reporter's instincts and a light, descriptive prose style . . . . A lively and illuminating read."
--Steven Johnson, Washington Post "Ms. Miles provides an entertaining snapshot of how politics is done now, which means money, money, money."
--Holmans W. Jenkins Jr, The Wall Street Journal "Readers fascinated by either national politics or Silicon Valley will definitely want to read this vivid narrative."
--Mary Carroll, Booklist "This will be a big story for years to come, and Miles has provided an entertaining and insightful first chapter."
--Robert Turner, Boston Globe "[A] feisty, fearless, insightful look at the political awakening that occurred there in the late 1990s."
--Joan O'C. Hamilton, Business Week "[C]harts the parallel rise of high tech in California and pro-business New Democrats in Washington, D.C."
--Tim Dickinson, Wired