By George Stephanopoulos
All Too Human is a new-generation political memoir, written from the fresh standpoint of 1 who obtained his palms at the levers of notable strength at an early age. At thirty, the writer was once at invoice Clinton's facet in the course of the presidential crusade of 1992, & for the following 5 years he was once infrequently greater than a step clear of the president & his different advisers at each very important second of the 1st time period. What Liar's Poker did to Wall highway, this ebook will do to politics. it really is an irreverent & intimate portrait of the way the nation's weighty enterprise is performed through humans whose egos & idiosyncrasies are not any sturdier than an individual else's. together with sharp pix of the Clintons, Al Gore, Dick Morris, Colin Powell, & ratings of others, in addition to candid & revelatory bills of the recognized debacles & triumphs of an management that consistently went excessive, All Too Human is, like its writer, a super mixture of pragmatic perception & idealism. it's destined to be crucial & enduring publication to return out of the Clinton management.
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Once we’d got the hang of it Gwenda and I started manufacturing brooches ourselves. A spray of yellow lilies was our speciality. All the women in the neighbourhood had button boxes and we loved to play with them. Buttons were precious items. If a shirt wore out, the collar and cuffs were turned, and later, when the garment was going to spend the rest its life as a duster, all the buttons were cut off and placed in a box or a biscuit tin for future use. Buttons were made from mother-ofpearl and other beautiful materials such as bone and leather and horn.
My brother Peter remembers that she and Snow liked to tickle small children, perhaps inappropriately. I don’t have the same recollection but they might not have liked little girls. One of the tenants in their house showed us how to make jewellery from stale bread and water. When the piece was dry she would paint it and finish 28 Noeline Brown pgs 22/4/05 2:20 PM Page 29 ALWAYS IN STRIFE it off with a coat or two of varnish. We proudly presented the items of jewellery to our poor mothers as gifts and they had to pretend to like them.
All I wanted to do was leave school and find a job and make some money. I wanted to be an artist. 41 Noeline Brown pgs 22/4/05 2:20 PM Page 42 Noeline Brown pgs 22/4/05 2:20 PM Page 43 CHAPTER THREE STARTING TO ACT OR THE BARE FACTS The week I left school I took a Christmas job at one of the old Grace Bros twin stores in the western end of the CBD, the closest I would ever come to working on Broadway. I was selling china and glassware in the eastern building on the ground floor. It was there that I happened to meet the first real love of my life.