Scorpion Tongues New and Up to date Version: Gossip, Superstar, and American Politi



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ISBN-10: 0061139629
Language: English ISBN-13:

9780061139628

Format: Book Author: Gail Collins
Educational Level: Trade Edition Description: Revised
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States Publication Year: 2007
ISBN:

9780061139628

Scorpion Tongues New and Updated Edition: Gossip, Celebrity, and American Politi

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From Thomas Jefferson to William Jefferson Clinton, SCORPION TONGUES is a popular history of gossip in American politics. Complete with wickedly delightful anecdotes of major and minor politicians and entertainers over the last 200 years, Gail Collins examines the evolving relationship between politicians and the press and the blurring of the lines between politicians and celebrities. Supported by extensive research and written with an entertaining flair, she speculates on how gossip reflects the current moral compass of the time, noting how a rumor, like an unpredictable summer tornado, can flatten one reputation while a similar story passes over another with hardly a rustle. “Hilariously readable” (The Economist), SCORPION TONGUES offers sinful scandals and mild hearsay for every taste.

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ISBN-10 0061139629
ISBN-13 9780061139628

Key Details
Author Gail Collins
Number Of Pages 384 pages
Edition Description Revised
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2007-01-30
Language English
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers

Dimensions
Weight 11.9 Oz
Height 0.9 In.
Width 5.3 In.
Length 8 In.

Target Audience
Group Trade

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