Laurel Osterkamp

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Campaign Promises
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Comedy writer and acclaimed novelist Laurel Osterkamp has
written a funny and moving novella about life, love, and
politics as seen through the unique lens of Lucy Jones, a
quintessential girl-next-door who is obsessed with political
Liberal, idealistic, and struggling to find her way, Lucy has
an easier time believing in causes than she does in herself.
But in the midst of analyzing the mistakes made by past
political candidates, Lucy attempts to figure out her own
choices when it comes to both her private and public life.
There's her high school sweetheart Jack; Monty, Jack's
magnetic older brother; and her politician boyfriend, Drew.
Can any of these men offer Lucy a campaign promise to
believe in?
This 19,000 word novella (roughly 60 print-book pages)
spans twenty years and offers six slice-of-life vignettes in
the life of Lucy Jones:
  • The Prom and John Bayard Anderson
  • The Wedding and Gary Hart
  • The Funeral and Paul Wellstone
  • The Baby Shower and Pat Schroeder
  • The High School Reunion and Michele Bachmann