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McCain's promise : aboard the straight talk express with john mccain and a whole bunch of actual reporters, thinking about hope

Author: David Foster Wallace
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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One of the most brilliantly entertaining observers of American culture spends a week embedded in Senator John McCain's entourage - and indelibly captures the nonstop circus that is an American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Press coverage
Named Person: John McCain; John McCain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster Wallace
ISBN: 9780316040532 0316040533
OCLC Number: 594214646
Notes: " ... originally published in December 2005 under the title Up, Simba in David Foster Wallace's nonfiction collection Consider the lobster, and was published in a heavily edited form in Rolling Stone in April 2000"--Title page verso.
Description: xx, 124 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: David Foster Wallace.

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"Wallace conveys a geniuine disillusionment at the sham of the whole arrangement: the endless political posturing, the robotic news coverage...At the same time, he recognize's McCain's essential Read more...

 
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