9781586484576

The Woman at the Washington Zoo

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    9781586484576

  • ISBN10:

    1586484575

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-10-24
  • Publisher: PublicAffairs

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Summary

Memoir/Politics

Author Biography

Marjorie Williams was born in Princeton, NJ in 1958 and died in 2005. She is survived by her husband, Timothy Noah, senior writer at Slate, who edited this volume, and her children, Alice and Will.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi
PART 1: PROFILES
Protocol
Archie and Lucky Roosevelt
3(9)
The Philanthropist
Gwendolyn Cafritz
12(18)
The Pragmatist
Richard Darman
30(25)
The Wife
Barbara Bush
55(22)
The Rainmaker
Vernon Jordan
77(22)
The Hack
Tony Coelho
99(19)
The Sibling
Jeb Bush
118(14)
Scenes from a Marriage
Bill Clinton and Al Gore
132
PART 2: ESSAYS
Makeup and Ms.
155(5)
Reader, I Married
160(6)
Persuasion
166(4)
Why Character Matters in Politics
170(11)
Thank You, Clarence Thomas
181(4)
The Princess Puzzle
185(4)
Entomophobia
189(7)
The Alchemist
196(13)
In Conversation
209(11)
Bill Clinton, Feminist
220(14)
Why Parents Still Matter
234(6)
Flying to L.A.
240(8)
A Second Thought on Assisted Suicide
248(2)
The Cat Race
250(3)
Grandparents' Rights
253(3)
The Parent Rap
256(3)
The Art of the Fake Apology
259(3)
Real Complicated
262(3)
Dying for Dollars
265(3)
Do Parents Suffer Discrimination?
268(3)
The Political Wife, RIP
271(3)
The Widow's Mandate
274(3)
Uriah Heep Goes to Washington
277(3)
Run for Your Life
280(9)
A Woman's Place Is at the Bar
289(3)
Mommy at Her Desk
292(3)
Liar, Liar
295(3)
The Heart-Full Dodger
298(2)
A Working Mom's Comedy
300(2)
A Woman Who Knew Her Due
302(5)
PART 3: TIME AND CHANCE
Hit by Lightning: A Cancer Memoir
307(33)
Telling the Real, Real Truth
340(3)
The Random Death of Our Sense of Ease
343(3)
The Doctor Factor
346(3)
The Halloween of My Dreams
349(3)
Acknowledgments 352(4)
Rights and Permissions 356(1)
Index 357

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