Simon & Schuster

9781476769929

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Review of ‘The Speechwriter’

When Barton Swaim read a column by his state’s governor, he promptly sat down and wrote him, “I know how to write, and you need a writer.” He got the job, but his writing skills went to waste as the governor insisted on a “voice” that bore only a slight resemblance to proper English.

Fortunately,…

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