They Eat Puppies, Don't They?

They Eat Puppies, Don't They?

Book - 2012
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Starting a rumor about an assassination plot targeting the Dalai Lama as part of an effort to gain support for a secret weapons system, Bird McIntyre and Angel Templeton provoke Washington crises that bring the United States and China to the brink of war.
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780446540971
Branch Call Number: FIC BUCK
Characteristics: p.


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ser_library Jul 29, 2015

the fun is evident in the first chapter but as I could predict the plot I stopped reading at page 30

Jul 17, 2012

Buckley grew up amid the wilds of Foggy Bottom and knows D.C. loonies the same way Carl Hiaasen knows crazy Floridians, but if you've read his other novels, you'll find the situations and characters predictable. A fun ride, just not his best.

May 30, 2012

This novel is a satire in which an Ann Coulter like figure and a lobbyist for a warplane manufacturer try to manipulate events so that congress will authorize the purchase of very large, hugely expensive airplanes. Along the way, some real life personages come into the story. Think Henry Kissinger. Buckley is a master of the genre and this book is very, very funny.


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