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Moments before he is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, Oklahoma Governor Buffalo Joe Hayman falls ill. Life is never the same for lieutenant governor One-Eyed Mack who steps in to deliver the speech that concludes with an appeal for the return of the state's missing mummy. Suddenly Mack's name is being passed around as a possible vice-president. This is a comic, clever, fast-paced satire of politics told and read by one of this county's best known commentators. *Extended track length will prohibit the ability to burn to a standard...read more
NARRATED BY THE AUTHOR, THIS SPECIAL AUDIOBOOK RECORDING OF TENSION CITY INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW AND DEBATE EXCERPTS FROM 1960 THROUGH 2008! “In his quiet but intense way, Jim Lehrer earns the trust of the major political players of our time,” notes Barbara Walters. “He explains and exposes their hopes and dreams, their strengths and failures as they try to put their best foot forward.” From the man widely hailed as “the Dean of Moderators” comes a lively and revealing book that pulls back the curtain on more than forty years of televised political debate in America. A veteran newsman who has presided over eleven presidential and...read more
Oklahoma lieutenant-governor One-Eyed Mack heads to France in pursuit of his chum Luther Wallace, speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, who has disappeared except for a message saying he won't return until he's ready. Having located Luther but failed to convince him to return, Mack comes back to another mystery: why did a bus driver intentionally go over a bridge, killing himself and his passengers? He also does battle with Oklahoma governor Buffalo Joe Hayman, who wants to build two two-lane turnpikes. Peopled with evocative characters, this original novel is filled with yarns about country music, joggers, funerals, venereal disease, lawyers and much more. *Extended...read more