But perhaps the best way to read the Bush memoir is as the elusive pièce de résistance of the most loyal Bush scrivener.
White House veterans described how Michel became Bush's scrivener.
Bartleby, the scrivener must be the most famous short fiction in American literature.
"professional penman, copyist," late 14c. (early 13c. as a surname), with superfluous -er + scrivein "scribe" (c.1300), from Old French escrivain "a writer, notary, clerk" (Modern French écrivain), from Vulgar Latin *scribanem accusative of scriba "a scribe," from scribere (see script (n.)).