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Buckley, Christopher. NO WAY TO TREAT A FIRST LADY - Random House 2002

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No Way to Treat a First Lady by Christopher Buckley. 2002 - Random House. For sale is a first US edition, first printing. very good used hardback book in a fine dust jacket.

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For sale is a very good copy of the novel, No Way to Treat a First Lady, by Christopher Buckley, published in 2002 by Random House.

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Title No Way to Treat a First Lady
Author Christopher Buckley
Publisher Random House
Edition first US edition, first printing
Copyright Year 2002
ISBN 0375507345
Cover Price 24.95
No. Pages 286
Dimensions 24 cm x 16 cm
Weight (kg) 0.56

The book is a first US edition, first printing as evidenced by a numberline ending in 2 on the copyright page.

The book has blue boards with a red cloth binding and gold lettering. The boards have a slight knock to a corner and very slight wear to the edges. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and white, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.

The fine dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of $24.95.

Overall a very good copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publishers stamps.

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Christopher Buckley

Christopher Taylor Buckley (born 1952) is an American political satirist and the author of several novels. He is the son of William F. Buckley, Jr. and Patricia Buckley. His novels include God Is My Broker, Thank You for Smoking, Little Green Men, The White House Mess, No Way to Treat a First Lady, Wet Work, Florence of Arabia and, most recently, Boomsday.

Synopsis of this title

Maintaining the froideur that has won her little public support, First Lady Elizabeth Tyler MacMann needs to find the hottest lawyer in town to defend her in the biggest murder trial in America's history. And that means taking on the services of the fiance she dumped at law school in order to marry the then distinguished war hero who eventually becomes President. Serially divorced, Boyce Baylor is not surprised - he's the only attorney up to the job and he knows it. It's all going swimmingly - he's got it nailed, until his client decides she wants to take the stand and restore her reputation and he has no choice but to acquiesce. Throw in several egos the size of the White House, media-spin like there's no tomorrow, the old boy network, some very underhand business involving the FBI, a pregnancy, a few sex toys and a dose of Viagra and you're some way into this delicious farce - which becomes all the more delicious when you realise how small a leap of the imagination is required to get there.

Reviews of this title


The Guardian
'Outrageous, surreal, absurd, farcical and hugely politically incorrect.'

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