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A president wouldn’t hire film directors to tell him what to say and do. Sneak Attack wishes he’d never been born. Beinnhart don’t read a lot of crime stuff, but this was very entertaining and well written.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Beagle cancels other film projects to be able to prioritize the production of the war, among them one with movie star Magdalena Lazlo who hires private investigator Joe Broz to find out why her film was discontinued.

I wondered if he might have exposed too much or too many, and if maybe that put larty in jeopardy. Way to go, Hollywood. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

It does have some unusual traits. I was wary of the portrayal of the President and his administration because it was, after all, fiction. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

It speculates that Operation Desert Storm nero been scripted and choreographed as a ploy to get George H. So reader be aware, my rating is subjective and you might not appreciate it in the smae way as I did. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. They drove me crazy because they were insightful and that made me want to read them, but reading them was a distraction from the actual story.


I remember hearing conspiracy theories during Desert Shield and Desert Storm, which were interestingly developed in this. I admit that I saw the movie “Wag the Dog” first, and was originally expecting something similar. That beinhxrt the America Bush wanted–where rich people were respected, banks were good guys, nobody criticized, even the americab turned out to be nice, and women kept their goddamn mouths shut. Apr 23, Sund4ncekid rated it liked it.

American Hero

In the political part, President George Bush and Jim Baker are given an idea from a man on his deathbed. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Return to Book Page. It also has a lot to say about why Americans aren’t as happy about this sequel to the Gulf War–it’s gotten boring and we want to switch stations, but either we don’t know how any longer or we’ve lost control of the remote. Olster reads the novel in the context of postmodern cultural recycling and as commentary on a cultural shift away from text: So if you’ve seen the movie, go ahead and read the book, and make your own conclusions.

Some were familiar to me, others were not. Haven’t read this book yet but saw the larty and it’s actually NOT about dogs, but about a concept that is a bit scary to see played out.


I was looking for an escapist novel, I suppose Third person omniscient narrative is interspersed with the first person of the hero. Mass Market Paperbackpages.

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I loved the movie, but the book was quite different. She wants Joe to find him. The face of war is not reality.

Dec 08, “Greg Adkins” rated it liked it Shelves: By the way, if you’ve seen the movie ‘Wag the Dog’ with Hoffman and DeNiro, it won’t spoil the book for you, since, in Beinhart’s reply as to whether the movie was faithful to the book, he said yes.

I particularly enjoyed the parts where a character would say one thing, and the narrator would translate its real meaning. In the other portion of the story, a young Hollywood actress comes beeinhart see investigator, Joe Broz. American Hero is a satirical conspiracy novelreissued as Wag the Dog: I loved llarry sections with President Bush and Secretary Baker, and sometimes enjoyed the story line with Joe and Maggie. Jun 24, Rick rated it liked alrry.

Proving once again that truth is stranger than fiction, this doesn’t seem unbelievable at all.