In the spring of 1974, the daughter of a Gaullist deputy from Seine-Maritime knocked on the door of the campaign office of a candidate named Valéry Giscard d'Estaing.
Marielle de Sarnez is 23 years old.
She loves politics and has no other diploma in her pocket than an inexhaustible power of work, a sense of efficiency that impresses and a flair that is not long in being spotted.
In this victorious campaign, she has no official function, but she does everything.
His passion has found an outlet.
A political epic, mainly in the shadows, begins.
It ended on January 13, 2021 a few days after the death of the former president.
At the end of a fight, which we had hoped to win this summer, against leukemia.
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In Giscardie, this woman, as exacting with herself as she was with others, advances through the thankless path of the partisan apparatus when others plunge into the delights of ministries.
It is one of the linchpins of the UDF that the head of state puts
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