A comic tour de force from "one of the best and surest political humorists in America" Los Angeles Times Book Review, Little Green Men is an uproacious comedy of manners that proves once and for all that the truth is out there. The strange land of Washington, D. C. Politicians, is teeming with aliens, and other bizarre life-forms.
Little Green Men: A Novel #ad - Beltway insider and stuffy talk show host John Oliver Banion finds his privileged life turned topsy-turvy when he is abducted by aliens from his exclusive country-club golf course. Way out there.
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The result: the first deadly car bombs in the country since 1936, a fatwa against the station’s entire staff, of course, and, a struggle for control of the kingdom, interference from the French. Government, of course, tells her to forget it. As deputy to the deputy assistant secretary for Near East Affairs, Florence invents a far-reaching, wide-ranging plan for female emancipation in that part of the world.
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They Eat Puppies, Don't They?: A NovelTwelve #ad - Used book in Good Condition. When bird fails to uncover an authentic reason to slander the nation, he and Angel put the Washington media machine to work, spreading a rumor that the Chinese secret service is working to assassinate the Dalai Lama. Meanwhile in china, mild-mannered president Fa Mengyao and his devoted aide Gang are maneuvering desperately against sinister party hard-liners Minister Lo and General Han.
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And as their relationship rises to a new level, so do mounting tensions between the United States and China.
The Relic Master: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - While frederick is drawn to the recent writing of Martin Luther, Albrecht pursues the financial and political benefits of religion and seeks to buy a cardinalship through the selling of indulgences. It is only when they reach their destination they realize they are not alone in their intentions to acquire a relic of dubious legitimacy.
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Boomsday's heroine is cassandra devine, a charismatic 29-year-old blogger who incites massive political turmoil when, outraged over mounting Social Security debt, she politely suggests that Baby Boomers be given government incentives to kill themselves by age 75. Her modest proposal catches fire with millions of her outraged peers "Generation Whatever" and an ambitious Senator seeking to gain the youth vote in his presidential campaign.
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The Judge Hunter #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Michel is twenty-four and has no skills and no employment. He gets by on handouts from his brother-in-law Samuel Pepys, an officer in the king’s navy. He is to track down two missing judges who were responsible for the execution of the last king, Charles I. Fed up with his needy relative, Pepys offers Balty a job in the New World.
The men who conspired to kill his father are either dead or disappeared.
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Supreme Courtship: A NovelTwelve #ad - Soon, a presidential reelection campaign that the president is determined to lose, Pepper finds herself in the middle of a constitutional crisis, and oral arguments of a romantic nature. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Will pepper, after legalizing gay marriage, survive a confirmation battle in the senate? Will becoming one of the most powerful women in the world ruin her love life? And even if she can make it to the Supreme Court, a straight-talking Texan, including a floundering Chief Justice who, how will she get along with her eight highly skeptical colleagues, learns that his wife has left him for another woman.
Simon Schuster. Twelve. After one nominee is rejected for insufficiently appreciating to Kill A Mockingbird, the president chooses someone so beloved by voters that the Senate won't have the guts to reject her -- Judge Pepper Cartwright, the star of the nation's most popular reality show, Courtroom Six. Supreme courtship is another classic Christopher Buckley comedy about the Washington institutions most deserving of ridicule.
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