This novel explores the underbelly of the almost always politically incorrect world of politics and campaigning in Texas in the 1980s. Rose Marie “Red” Ryder made a name for herself by becoming the first female state comptroller of Texas and she is now running to become the first woman U.S. senator from the Lone Star State. Ryder’s campaign team is a potluck of misfits and miscreants: a has-been evangelist’s son who once ran a string of mobile ma...
By Joe Holley
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Wings Press (October 1, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2816976
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
I expected better from this author. He writes weekly for the Houston Chronicle and I enjoy his articles but they are about Texas peculiarities (this is Texas; it's OK to be eccentric). It's kind of a silly book and one of the few I have been unable