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Dumpty : the age of Trump in verse / John Lithgow.

By: Lithgow, John, 1945- [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2019]Edition: First Edition.Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781452182759.Subject(s): Trump, Donald, 1946- -- Poetry | Trump, Donald, 1946- -- Humor | Trump, Donald, 1946- -- Caricatures and cartoons | Cabinet officers -- United States -- Poetry | Government executives -- United States -- Poetry | Humorous poetry, American | American wit and humor | Political satire, American | United States -- Politics and government -- 2017- -- Poetry | United States -- Politics and government -- 2017- -- HumorGenre/Form: Humor. | Poetry.DDC classification: 973.93302/07 Summary: "Award-winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow wields a whip-smart, satirical pen in this poetic diatribe chronicling the last few abysmal years in politics. With lacerating wit, he takes readers verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump's presidency, lampooning the likes of Betsy DeVos, Anthony Scaramucci, Scott Pruitt, Paul Manafort, Trump's doctors, and many others. Illustrated from cover to cover with Lithgow's never-before-seen line drawings, the poems collected in Dumpty draw inspiration from A. A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mother Goose, and many more. A YUGE feat of laugh-out-loud lyrical storytelling, this hilarious and timely volume is bound to bring joy to poetry lovers, political junkies, and Lithgow fans"-- Provided by publisher.
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"Award-winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow wields a whip-smart, satirical pen in this poetic diatribe chronicling the last few abysmal years in politics. With lacerating wit, he takes readers verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump's presidency, lampooning the likes of Betsy DeVos, Anthony Scaramucci, Scott Pruitt, Paul Manafort, Trump's doctors, and many others. Illustrated from cover to cover with Lithgow's never-before-seen line drawings, the poems collected in Dumpty draw inspiration from A. A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mother Goose, and many more. A YUGE feat of laugh-out-loud lyrical storytelling, this hilarious and timely volume is bound to bring joy to poetry lovers, political junkies, and Lithgow fans"-- Provided by publisher.

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