Dog Days

Dog Days

Ana Marie Cox


it is August in Washington, D.C., in an election 12 months. The Democratic conference has simply concluded; the Republican conference is simply a number of weeks away. the elements is scorching and hazy, humans go away paintings a bit previous, they usually drink a bit extra. A city that regularly turns out ridiculously similar to highschool now begins to consider extra like summer time camp. And the lifetime of twenty-eight-year-old crusade staffer Melanie Thorton is set to veer wildly off track.

Melanie has the task of her goals and the (married) guy of her goals. She's aiding to run the communications outfit of Democrat John Hillman's presidential crusade and she's having a romance with Washington's strongest political journalist, Rick Stossel. in a single of life's unsatisfied coincidences, a bunch referred to as electorate for transparent Heads emerges out of nowhere with scandalous information regarding her candidate even as The Washington Post's gossip columnist starts off calling her acquaintances to aim to smell out information of her affair.

while her global starts off to disintegrate, Melanie unearths herself prepared to sacrifice all of her long-held beliefs to maintain it jointly. while it falls aside besides, she has to discover the way to make her personal lifestyles significant and go away the destiny of the unfastened international to another person.

Dog Days is a wry and horny tale of the younger movers and shakers in D.C.-the most tasty, idealistic, cynical, cutthroat, and hilarious characters you would ever are looking to sit down subsequent to at a dinner party-from a classy new comedian voice who understands her turf inside of out.

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