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|Matthew Parris; Phil Mason||Read My Lips: A Treasury of the Things Politicians Wish They Hadn't Said|
Publisher: Robson Book Ltd, 1997
Robson Book Ltd, 1997-10. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by the author. Cloth. Jacket. xiv, 229 p ; 24 cm. Since the dawn of hist- ory every statesman has been torn between a wish to say something memorable and a terror of saying something which is remembered...they want to sound significant while not giving hostages to fortune...but, as this salutary and hugely funny book proves, all to often fortune has found them out. Read My Lips...so called after the phrase coined by George Bush...