Nothin' But Good Times Ahead
Molly Ivins (Author)
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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."
September 27, 1994
5.17 X 0.59 X 8.01 inches | 0.48 pounds
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About the Author
Molly Ivins was columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She was formerly a reporter and columnist with Dallas Times Herald. She has written for national newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, Time, and Newsweek. She died in 2007.
"America's wisest and funniest political columnist, bar none... better'n a bottle of Cuervo and a fine-tuned pick up."- Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Her gift for sounding outrageous and sensible at the same time... makes Molly Ivins a superb political columnist... sarcastic, succinct, compassionate."- San Francisco Chronicle "A delight... Molly Ivins knows all about the dark side of our public and private existence, but she also has a comic sense of life."- The New York Times Book Review