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Dumpty

Dumpty

The Age of Trump in Verse

Chronicle Prism


By John Lithgow


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Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse is a satirical poetry collection from award-winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow. Chronicling the last few raucous years in American politics, Lithgow takes readers verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump's presidency.


• Lampoons the likes of Betsy DeVos, William Barr, Rudy Giuliani, and dozens more.
• Illustrated from cover to cover with Lithgow's never-before-seen line drawings.
• Draws inspiration from A. A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, and even Mother Goose.
• Great for fans of A Very Stable Genius by Mike Luckovich, Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter by Scott Adams, and The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library by The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.


The poems collected in Dumpty draw inspiration from A. A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mother Goose, and many more.


A feat of laugh-out-loud lyrical storytelling, this timely volume is bound to bring joy to poetry lovers, political junkies, and Lithgow fans alike.

More Details

Size: 6 x 8 in;
Pages: 112 pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: October 2019
ISBN: 9781452182759
John Lithgow is an award-winning actor with two Tonys, six Emmys, and two Golden Globes to his name. He has also been nominated for two Oscars and four Grammys. Lithgow has starred in numerous hit TV series including 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Crown, How I Met Your Mother, and Dexter, and in beloved films like The World According to Garp, Shrek, and Terms of Endearment. He has received high praise for his star roles on Broadway and with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Lithgow is also the bestselling author of a series of children's books and was the voice in the digital audio version of John Oliver's A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo.