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The High Road

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A brilliant follow-up to the Stephen Leacock Award-winner The Best Laid Plans, this deeply funny satire continues the story of Honest Angus McLintock, an amateur politician who dares to do the unthinkable: tell the truth.

Just when Daniel Addison thinks he can escape his job as a political aide, Angus McLintock, the no-hope candidate he helped into Parliament, throws icy cold water over his plans. Angus has just brought down the government with a deciding vote. Now the crusty Scot wants Daniel to manage his next campaign.

Soon Daniel is helping Angus fight an uphill battle against "Flamethrower" Fox, a Conservative notorious for his dirty tactics. Together they decide to take "The High Road" and - against all odds - turn the race into a nail-biter with hilarious ups and downs, cookie-throwing seniors, and even a Watergate-style break-in. But that's only the beginning. Add a political storm in the capital and a side-splitting visit from the U.S. President and his alcoholic wife, and Terry Fallis's second novel is a wildly entertaining read full of deft political satire and laugh-out-loud comedy.

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Used availability for Terry Fallis's The High Road

Paperback Editions

September 2010 : Canada Paperback

Title: The High Road
Author(s): Terry Fallis
ISBN: 0-7710-4787-8 / 978-0-7710-4787-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Emblem Editions
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: The High Road
Author(s): Terry Fallis
Publisher: Emblem Editions
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA