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Rachel to the Rescue Elinor Lipman

Rachel to the Rescue By Elinor Lipman

Rachel to the Rescue by Elinor Lipman

Condition - Very Good
9 in stock


Will Rachel Klein bring down the President? Or will he manage to do that all by himself?

Rachel to the Rescue Summary

Rachel to the Rescue by Elinor Lipman

Rachel Klein is sacked from her job at the White House after she sends an email criticising Donald Trump. As she is escorted off the premises she is hit by a speeding car, driven by what the press will discreetly call 'a personal friend of the President'. Does that explain the flowers, the get-well wishes at a press briefing, the hush money offered by a lawyer at her hospital bedside? Rachel's recovery is soothed by comically doting parents, matchmaking room-mates, a new job as aide to a journalist whose books aim to defame the President, and unexpected love at the local wine store. But secrets leak, and Rachel's new-found happiness has to make room for more than a little chaos. Will she bring down the President? Or will he manage to do that all by himself? Rachel to the Rescue is a mischievous political satire, with a delightful cast of characters, from one of America's funniest novelists.

Rachel to the Rescue Reviews

'Like an inspired alchemist, Lipman has converted serious subjects into humour' - New York Times, 'A sweet, daffy comedy' - Slate, 'The Trump book that could only be published abroad' - Stacy Schiff, 'A deft and funny book. As usual with Elinor Lipman's characters, I can see it all so clearly on screen. Brava, sister!' - Maureen Lipman, 'A witty and mischievous comic novel [and] a bitingly funny satire on US politics in the age of Trump. Definitely a book of the moment' - The Shelf of Unread Books

About Elinor Lipman

Elinor Lipman was born in Massachusetts and is the author of more than a dozen novels. Her first one, Then She Found Me, was published in 1990 and was adapted into a film starring Helen Hunt, Bette Midler and Colin Firth. She won the New England Book Award in 2001, and her novel My Latest Grievance won the Paterson Fiction Prize. She lives in Manhattan, as well as in upstate New York.

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Rachel to the Rescue by Elinor Lipman
Used - Very Good
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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