And Lead Us Not
A comic novel about Wally Zeringue, a high school dropout who becomes President of the United States.
This latest work from David Pierson is about Wally Zeringue, a rags-to-riches high school dropout who ascends, surprisingly, accidentally, to the highest office in the land.
There is a problem, however. Wally Zeringue has enemies in low places. One in particular is Dan Bitterman, a former classmate who is now a reporter for the President’s hometown weekly newspaper. Using secret informants, Dan uncovers dirt on the new President.
As our businessman-turned-President implements radical changes in the way the country conducts its business, the nation’s intelligentsia (following the lead of Dan Bitterman) join in for the kill. . . read more
David Pierson is the author of two popular books, Bayou Da Vinci and, most recently, And Lead Us Not. A Louisiana native, Mr. Pierson labored for many years as a newspaper reporter and magazine editor before returning to the classroom as a high school English teacher.
An experienced public speaker who has been interviewed countless times on television, radio and in print — he prefers being “on stage” every day in the classroom, telling stories to his students. He says he finds more intellectual stimulation working with young people than with adults whose minds have already been set. . . Find out more >>
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