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The White House mess

by Christopher Buckley

  • 320 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Politicians -- Fiction.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristopher Buckley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.U3394 W5 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 283 p. ;
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2728737M
      ISBN 100140097937
      LC Control Number86022697
      OCLC/WorldCa14243656

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      With a dotty, pajama-clad President Reagan refusing to leave the White House on his successor's Inauguration Day, Buckley has given this farce of Oval Office politics a nearly perfect beginning.   The White House Farm murders took place on the night of 6th-7th August , when five members of the same family were gunned down inside .


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Son of National Review's William Buckley and staff writer to George H Bush /5. The White House Mess was written and published during the Reagan Administration, after (or perhaps during) Buckley's turn as chief speechwriter for Vice President George H. Bush. The book masquerades as a White House memoir - a send-up of life inside the White House that focuses on the travails of the First Famly and on the high stakes feuds /5(47).

The White House Mess was written and published during the Reagan Administration, after (or perhaps during) Buckley's turn as chief speechwriter for Vice President George H. Bush. The book masquerades as a White House memoir - a send-up of life inside the White House that focuses on the travails of the First Famly and on the high stakes feuds /5(48).

Parodying the familiar form of the White House memoir, Buckley recounts the turbulent years of the Democratic Tucker administration, as told by loyalist Herbert Wadlough. Through this former accountant’s eyes, we see the infighting that plagues the White House, the President’s faltering marriage to a former starlet, and his ongoing : The White House Mess is witty, but not nearly as witty as Little Green Men or Thank You For Smoking.

It's slow moving, The White House mess book it feels longer than it is. Read full review. LibraryThing Review User Review - ohsillytwigg - LibraryThing. Not even close to Buckley's best book, but still a great read. Read full review.

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Parodying. About The White House Mess. At last, a White House reminiscence that pulls no punches. Herbert Wadlough, personal assistant to President N. Tucker (TNT), offers his unique and utterly self-serving inside view of the historic years of the ill-fated Tucker administration, in which he played such a.

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Tucker (TNT), offers his unique and utterly self-serving inside view of the historic years of the ill-fated Tucker administration, in which he played such a crucial s: 2. At times in charge of the White House staff dining (mess) he uses his position to exact revenge upon rivals in the Executive branch.

Demoted to Chief of Staff for the First Lady Jessica Tucker he makes the best of the situation and often acts more as a marriage counselor to the First Couple, even babysitting their young son nicknamed.

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The White House Mess, Buckley's first novel, is not quite as sharp and not quite as funny as Boomsday and Florence of ludicrous political situation is there (revolution in Bermuda), but I just didn't laugh out loud at this one.

All the same, if you're in the mood for political satire and you've already gone through a bunch of other Buckleys, this one isn't a bad choice/5(7).An Uncorrected Proof in white wrappers, with publisher's material stapled to the inside front cover.

Issued in a loose fitting illustrated dust wrapper. Parodying the familiar form of the White House memoir, Buckley recounts the turbulent years of the Democratic Tucker administration, as told by loyalist Herbert Wadlough.

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