Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics

Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics

by Anonymous, Joe Klein
     
 

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Henry Burton, a former congressional aide, is pressed into service as an assistant to Jack Stanton, the governor of a small Southern state who has set his sights on the presidency. Thus begins a rollicking adventure of backyard barbeques, draft-dodging dilemmas, sex and seduction scandals, and media mayhem. Combining familiar events with juicy behind-the-scenes gossip…  See more details below

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Henry Burton, a former congressional aide, is pressed into service as an assistant to Jack Stanton, the governor of a small Southern state who has set his sights on the presidency. Thus begins a rollicking adventure of backyard barbeques, draft-dodging dilemmas, sex and seduction scandals, and media mayhem. Combining familiar events with juicy behind-the-scenes gossip, the novel presents a unique picture of the politics of a nation which is at once tiredly cynical and hopefully idealistic. National ads/media.

Editorial Reviews

Richard Cohen
"The author has snatched Teddy White. Nowadays, only fiction can do justice to the truth." --Washington Post
Michiko Kakutani
"A rollicking new satire....an entertaining...and often very funny look at the workings of a political campaign." --New York Times

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ISBN-13:
9780446604277
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
4.12(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.87(d)

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