The First Affair

The First Affair

A Novel

Book - 2013
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Young White House intern Jamie McAllister is drawn into an affair with President Gregory Rutland and soon finds herself, and everyone she cares about, facing calculated public destruction at the hands of Greg's political enemies, and--perhaps no matter how much he cares about her--at the hands of Greg himself.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2013.
Edition: 1st Atria books hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781451643428
Branch Call Number: MCL
Characteristics: 239 p.
Additional Contributors: Kraus, Nicola

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Ellie1970
Sep 15, 2015

Nothing original about this story....just pick up a newspaper in the Clinton era...it's all a veiled attempt at Monica Lewinsky's story...Disappointing since they're other novels where much better. Skip it...and read some other book.

Cynthia_N Apr 29, 2015

A good story but not a lot of depth.

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Liselara
Mar 03, 2014

This is a thinly veiled story on Monica Lewinsky and the events that happened in the mid-1990's when Lewinsky, a young intern at the time, had an affair with then US president Bill Clinton. These two writers border on plagirism and this is no page turner (like they adverstise on the cover), rather, it's a sad attempt to cash in on someone else's trauma and life altering mistakes. However, what it does showcase is how willingly some of our youth delve into these affairs without ever thinking it through and for that reason, I'd recommend it to college students who will inevitably fall in love with a mentor, professor or internship manager.

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