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From the author of Princess Izzyand theE Street Shufflecomes the rise and fall and rise of Addison McGhee, a Turkish-born immigrant turned American media darling. After a smalltown Nebraska upbringing, Addison ditches the heartland for L.A. and lucks into a small role on ER, but her fame is brief and she's soon a Hollywood squareâ€”as in the television show. Luckily, she is spotted by a hotshot producer who decides she is the "coolest thing on earth" and hires her to co-host a morning show alongside the "dapper and dashing" Hughes Sinclair. The show becomes a hit and the two get hitched in Vegas. But what bumps her from famous to infamous is a photo snapped at a White House barbecue that captures drunken President Samson Briarwood kissing her. (She, for the record, thinks the pres is a pig.) A national scandal erupts, and when Addison's marriage is mistakenly annulled, an enraged and devious first lady creates citizenship trouble for Addison. Bartlett is witty and irreverent, with a keen sense of what makes American pop culture simultaneously attractive and ridiculous. (Mar.)Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.