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Publisher Comments:

The truth only fiction can tell.

This is a novel about aspiration and delusion, set during the presidential election of 2012 and written by an anonymous author who has spent years observing politics and the fraught relationship between public image and self-regard.

The novel includes revealing and insightful portraits of many prominent figures in the political world — some invented and some real.

Review:

"O's dramatization of a presidential race may shock an eighth grade student council member somewhere in Kansas City, but most of us will wish that the author had pursued his themes with a little more satiric bite. Nonetheless, he describes the typical campaign with documentary accuracy, and he's particularly good at the dynamic between old and new journalism." Ron Charles, The Washington Post

Review:

"The disappointing thing about O: A Presidential Novel...is the failure of this speculative account of his 2012 re-election campaign to offer any similar insights into President Barack Obama, known throughout only by his initial." USA Today

Synopsis:

The truth only fiction can tell.

This is a novel about aspiration and delusion, set during the presidential election of 2012 and written by an anonymous author who has spent years observing politics and the fraught relationship between public image and self-regard.

The novel includes revealing and insightful portraits of many prominent figures in the political world—some invented and some real.

About the Author

The author of O has been in the room with Barack Obama and wishes to remain anonymous.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781451625967
Subtitle:
A Presidential Novel
Author:
Anonymous
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Publication Date:
January 25, 2011
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Product details 368 pages Simon & Schuster - English 9781451625967 Reviews:
"Review" by , "O's dramatization of a presidential race may shock an eighth grade student council member somewhere in Kansas City, but most of us will wish that the author had pursued his themes with a little more satiric bite. Nonetheless, he describes the typical campaign with documentary accuracy, and he's particularly good at the dynamic between old and new journalism."
"Review" by , "The disappointing thing about O: A Presidential Novel...is the failure of this speculative account of his 2012 re-election campaign to offer any similar insights into President Barack Obama, known throughout only by his initial."
"Synopsis" by , The truth only fiction can tell.

This is a novel about aspiration and delusion, set during the presidential election of 2012 and written by an anonymous author who has spent years observing politics and the fraught relationship between public image and self-regard.

The novel includes revealing and insightful portraits of many prominent figures in the political world—some invented and some real.

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