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Nothin' But Good Times Ahead

Authors: Ivins, Molly
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: HUM003000, HUM006000, POL046000
ISBN: 9780307434470, Related ISBNs: 0307434478, 0679419152, 067942234X, 0679754881, 9780307434470
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 272,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

She's back.  Molly Ivins, our most perceptive, outrageously funny political commentator, has given us an uproarious new book.

In Nothin' But Good Times Ahead, Ivins proved that no one has a steadier gaze or a quicker trigger finger, as she hits the bull's-eye in such targets as George Bush, Bill Clinton, Camille Paglia, the Clarence Thomas hearings, and the ethics-twisting, English-slaughtering pols of her beloved Texas.  Here's Molly on:

The 1992 Republican Convention: "Many people did not care for Pat Buchanan's speech; it probably sounded better in the original German."

Texas politics: "Better than the zoo, better than the circus, rougher than football, and even more aesthetically satisfying than baseball."

Gibber Lewis, former House Speaker of the Texas State Legislature: "He once announced, 'This is unparalyzed in the state's history." Another Gibberism: "It could have bad ramifistations in the hilterlands."
 

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