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The Worst Date Ever by Jane Bussmann
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When scriptwriter Jane Bussmann (South Park, The Fast Show, Brass Eye and Smack the Pony) moved to Hollywood, it was supposed to be the start of something better. But a day job interviewing Paris, Britney and Co. left her trapped in the Golden Age of Stupid. Then she saw a photograph of John Prendergast in Vanity Fair. His day job was ending war. He was also extremely attractive. Jane may have inferred she was a Foreign Correspondent, because suddenly she found herself on route to Africa on the trail of this modern-day Indiana Jones. There was one problem: when she got to Uganda John had left. Alone in a war-torn country, appalled by 25,000 child abductions, Jane must investigate the war crime of the century - to make John fancy her. Combining a maverick heroine, an idealist hero, comic disasters and moving tragedy, this is brilliant storytelling by a hugely talented writer.

Author Biography

Jane Bussman has been a columnist for the Guardian, Mail on Sunday, the Face and Red. Her solo show Bussmann's Holiday, on which this book is based, won rave reviews, the Evening Standard describing her as "Part Tinkerbell, part P.J O'Rourke" with "a deadly way with words".
Release date Australia
April 2nd, 2010
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Pages
384
Edition
Unabridged edition
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Pan Books
Dimensions
130x197x25
ISBN-13
9780330457651
Product ID
3955509

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