The Best Laid Plans

deTerry Fallis

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5 septembre 2008|
The Best Laid Plans de Terry Fallis
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Here’s the set up: A burnt-out politcal aide quits just before an election--but is forced to run a hopeless campaign on the way out. He makes a deal with a crusty old Scot, Angus McLintock--an engineering professor who will do anything, anything, to avoid teaching English to engineers--to let his name stand in the election. No need to campaign, certain to lose, and so on.

Then a great scandal blows away his opponent, and to their horror, Angus is elected. He decides to see what good an honest M.P. who doesn’t care about being re-elected can do in Parliament. The results are hilarious--and with chess, a hovercraft, and the love of a good woman thrown in, this very funny book has something for everyone.
TERRY FALLIS grew up in Toronto and earned an engineering degree from McMaster University. Drawn to politics at an early age, he worked for cabinet ministers at Queen''s Park and in Ottawa. His first novel, The Best Laid Plans, began as a podcast, then was self-published, won the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, was re-published ...
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Titre :The Best Laid Plans
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :352 pages, 8.5 X 5.54 X 0.84 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :352 pages, 8.5 X 5.54 X 0.84 po
Publié le :5 septembre 2008
Publié par :McClelland & Stewart
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780771047589

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