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Taft 2012

Jason Heller

Taft 2012

a novel

by Jason Heller

  • 215 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Quirk Books in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Presidents,
  • Election,
  • Time travel,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJason Heller
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.E3923 T34 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25246488M
    ISBN 109781594745508
    LC Control Number2011933458

    Distinguished jurist, effective administrator, but poor politician, William Howard Taft spent four uncomfortable years in the White House. Large, jovial, conscientious, he was caught in the intense battles between Progressives and conservatives, and got scant credit for the achievements of his. Download full The Teachings Of Ezra Taft Benson Book or read online anytime anywhere, Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Click Get Books and find your favorite books in the online library. Create free account to access unlimited books, fast download and ads free! We cannot guarantee that The Teachings Of Ezra Taft Benson book is in the library.


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As if Frank Capra and Rod Serling had decided to collaborate on a story, TAFT tells the story of a revived William Howard Taft as he navigates the political pitfalls and cultural quirks of the 21st century and its people (some of whom want him to return to the White House)/5.

Heller's numerous historical insights and observations regarding Taft as president, husband, American, and human being will have more than a few readers wishing Taft really could be a third-party candidate into be a rational voice in the "din of all this twenty-first century madness.".

Taft is a brave, addictive book from a witty new voice in American fiction. Once you’ve started to read it, you won’t want to stop, and by the time you’ve finished, you’ll be wishing you could vote for its hero.”— Brand: Quirk Publishing.

TAFT is a semi-charming, slight novel that could have been much more in-depth and biting then it was. With any novel featuring magical realism you must suspend some belief and "go with the flow," but in this case the flow is a bit much to swallow/5(72).

In “ Taft ,” Taft ’s nine years () as chief justice of the United States are necessarily omitted because they occurred during the years of. In "Taft ," Taft's nine years () as chief justice of the United States are necessarily omitted because they occurred during the years of his mysterious absence.

No small matter, given that a seat on the high court was his ultimate ambition. (Yes, even more than the presidency, which he had little interest in seeking. BOOK REVIEW: 'Taft ' By Wes Vernon.

Ma TAFT A NOVEL By Jason Heller Quirk / Random House, $, pages Let your imagination run wild: What if President William Howard Taft suddenly disappeared nearly years ago on his way out the White House door and was resurrected (as certified by scientists) in.

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Taft is Ann Patchett's second novel out of an oeuvre of six (plus a few non-fiction works). To date, I had read all her other novels; this was my final one to read. If you've followed my previous reviews, you know by now that I love her work, but I have to say this is my least favorite.

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They are. So begins Tafta novel that gives a satirical take on contemporary politics through the eyes of a president who served a century ago.

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Club, Village Voice Media, Alternative Press,Weird is his first novel. He lives in Denver, Colorado. Taft is a quick, quirky, funny and surprisingly touching little book.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ What makes Taft so impressive in my mind at least, is its human story. This isn’t a book about America, or even about William Taft per se; Taftis, at its heart, a book about people – a book about the human experience.

Taft himself is a quite brilliantly drawn character. Taft Jason Heller. Quirk (Random, dist.), $ trade paper (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

ARTICLES Buy this book Heller, a contributor to The A.V. Club. Topics Taft, William H. (William Howard), -- Fiction, Presidents -- United States -- Election -- -- Fiction, Time travel -- Fiction, United States -- Politics and government -- -- Fiction Publisher Philadelphia, PA: Quirk Books Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor.

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He is the perfect presidential candidate. Conservatives love his hard-hitting Republican résumé/5(2). Taft is a brave, addictive book from a witty new voice in American fiction.

Once you've started to read it, you won't want to stop, and by the time you've finished, you'll. [] Jason Heller is an American culture journalist whose work appears in The A.V. Club, Village Voice Media, Alternative Press,Weird Tales. Taft TaftCincinnati, OH.

likes. William Howard Taft brings to the table a hefty range of executive experience. Unique among today’s crop of untested presidential contenders, Taft has actually. Two things did I know about William Howard Taft before reading this book.

Firstly, inas governor of the Philippines, he opposed a ban on the sale of opium. Secondly, inas the 27th president of the USA, he vetoed the Webb-Kenyon Act which would have banned the transportation o. The book had a few good moments, but focused too much on jokes about how different was from and Taft's girth.

Taft was one of our most intelligent presidents and it wasn't reflected in this story. The Taft in this story occasionally reflected the Taft in The.

On the evening of Tuesday, January 17th, I gathered at the Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver to celebrate the release of my debut novel, Taft Tattered Cover is a Denver institution as well as being one of the finest booksellers in America, and it was an honor to be their guest. The crowd was amazing--must have been at least a hundred people there, and not even all of.

The book was also shortlisted for the Alberta Book Publishers Association Trade Non-Fiction Book of the Year in [40] Between andTaft, his wife Jeanette Boman and two other partners designed and constructed a three-home net-zero -ready infill residential project in Edmonton called "Belgravia Green".

Taft contains copious amounts of humor, of talent and of commentary, which makes it difficult to fathom that this is Jason Heller’s authorial debut.

Taft has the ability as a political satire to withstand the test of time as is the case with George Orwell’s and Animal Farm or Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. Book Review: Taft Febru by Rampage Staff 0 Comments. Taft by Jason Heller is a delightful what-if story in which the overweight president stopped and took a nap on the way to Wilson’s inauguration and was never seen again.

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Books. On August 3,Taft published his first book, Stewardship: Lessons Learned From the Lost Culture of Wall Street. Endorsed by former US Representative Barney Frank, the book focused in part on the financial crash ofwith Taft also advocating for stewardship in the financial industry.

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These fathers are the head of households that are broken by pride, betrayal, and unspoken fears and hopes. The novel shows that beyond race and economic status, all families face the same challenges.

John Nickel is the manager of Muddy's Bar in Memphis.Taft by Jason Heller Discussion questions used by SPL -- November 1. What were you expecting when you picked up this book did it meet those expectations? 2. What did you know about Taft before reading this book? What did you learn?

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