- Author:Christopher Buckley
- Publisher:Twelve; 1 edition (April 2, 2007)
- Pages:336 pages
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. BOOMSDAY'S heroine is Cassandra Devine, a charismatic 29-year-old blogger who incites massive political turmoil when.
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Except as permitted under the . One such message, gouged into the eighteenth green, read: ‘Boomsday Now!’ The word refers to the term economists use for the date this year when the first of the nation’s seventy-seven million so-called Baby Boomers began to retire with full Social Security benefits. The development has put a tremendous strain on the system that in turn has sent shock waves through the entire .
But Christopher Buckley presents an imaginative solution! It would be so convenient if all those expensive and . First Buckley book I've read and I really like his style of writing.
But Christopher Buckley presents an imaginative solution! It would be so convenient if all those expensive and useless pensioners just went and killed themselves. Boomsday is political satire based on the baby boomers retirement and the inevitable depletion of Social Security. Cassandra Devine, labeled as a morally superior PR chick, leads the way in renouncing baby boomers squandering of Social Security.
Книга: Christopher Buckley Boomsday.
Christopher Taylor Buckley (born September 28, 1952) is an American author and political satirist. He is known for writing 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, Boomsday, Supreme Courtship, Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir, and The Judge Hunter. Buckley is the son of writer William F. Buckley Jr. and socialite Patricia Buckley.
Buckley orchestrates all these characters and complications with ease.
Author: Christopher Buckley. From The Washington Post. Buckley orchestrates all these characters and complications with ease. It’s queasily enjoyable to watch his characters concocting doublespeak to combat every turn of events.
Christopher Buckley, "the quintessential political novelist of his time" according to Fortune magazine, is the winner of the distinguished ninth annual Thurber Prize for American Humor. Buckley is the author of twelve books, many of them national bestsellers, including Thank You For Smoking, God Is My Broker, No Way To Treat A First Lady, Florence of Arabia, and the memoir Losing Mum and Pup. Библиографические данные.
Mr. Buckley's complete and utter contempt for his generation is startling and hilarious
Mr. Buckley's complete and utter contempt for his generation is startling and hilarious. You know what the Boomer concept of sacrifice consists of?" Cass asks her boss (who just so happens to be a Baby Boomer himself).