Former VP daughter Kristin Gore has penned her second novel, Sammys House (Hyperion), a comedy that explores the world of a fictional health care advisor who assists a made-up presidential administration.
Gore says when she decided to write about an issue, the environment just didnt melt her icecaps.
As she puts it, I already knew too much about it from growing up with my dad. I just wanted to tackle something more interesting.
Since she found the environment inherently boring, Gore chose health care, which was an issue that gobbled her up.
Says Gore: I was shocked to find out they drug the turkey the president pardons every year for Thanksgiving. So in the book theres a scene where that happens.
Gore jokes her lead character has to put up with a pharmaceutical crisis, a drugged turkey, and lame duck politicians.
She says, They all end up being incapacitated poultry.
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