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Malcolm Bidwell is young, smart, and ambitious--and he's just been hired by mistake by newly elected Premier Steven Davis as his -go-to guy- for every political mess that needs cleaning up. And there are plenty of messes--from a cabinet minister caught in a vice sting to the premier's animal cruelty charge for killing a crow. Negotiating his way through the treacherous and ...more
Published October 15th 2017 by Now or Never Publishing Company
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Jun 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Warning! This book has politics in it!

This was a fun book to read. With a nice balance between politics and personal drama, and a really clean writing style, I found myself really engaged with the story. A little editing here and there might have helped, but whatever.

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Mar 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed Slouching Towards Innocence. If you know Victoria and Vancouver and have some interest in BC provincial politics, you'll like this book. Even without all that there is a good story to it. Of particular interest to anyone who has ever worked in corporate/political communications or public relations.
Feb 06, 2018 rated it liked it
Young ambitious Malcolm Bidwell thinks he has it all—a loving girlfriend and an upwardly mobile job in the newly elected BC premier's office. Although he's been hired by mistake Malcolm makes himself indispensable when he helps his boss out of a potentially damaging situation—and the unravelling of his idealism begins. Norman knows his turf, being a former head of the provincial government's public affairs bureau, and his writing shows it. The dialogue crackles and his descriptions of Victoria a ...more
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Very enjoyable. Transported to Victoria and Vancouver and the machinations behind politics.
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