The Resource The big lie : a Jack Swyteck novel, James Grippando, (large print)

The big lie : a Jack Swyteck novel, James Grippando, (large print)

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The big lie : a Jack Swyteck novel
Title
The big lie
Title remainder
a Jack Swyteck novel
Statement of responsibility
James Grippando
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The country is reeling. For the sixth time in American history, the winner of the popular vote will not occupy the Oval Office. President Malcolm MacLeod, the Machiavellian incumbent, was spared from impeachment only because his political foes were certain they would oust him at the ballot box. Now, he appears to have secured a second term, thanks to a narrow victory in the Electoral College. His opponent, Florida Senator Evan Stahl, saw his campaign rocked by allegations of an extramarital affairwith another man. Despite the salacious headline-making scandal and the surrounding media frenzy, most Americans chose Stahl to lead the politically polarized nation. But Stahl is refusing to concede. Backed by millions of supporters, he looks to individual members of the Electoral College to cross party lines. Gun lobbyist Charlotte Holmes is one of Floridas twenty-nine electors who is bound by law and by oath to cast her vote for MacLeod, who won Florida by the thinnest of margins. When Charlotte announces that she intends to vote her conscience and throw the Electoral College to Stahl, the president and his Florida machine haul her into court on felony chargeswhich, for some, isnt nearly punishment enough. Miami attorney Jack Swyteck is going to use every legal maneuver he can to keep his new client freeand alive. MacLeods hand-picked prosecutor is determined to prove Charlotte is unfit to cast a vote. Dredging through her past, hes looking for skeletons to humiliate and discredit her, while others with far deadlier intentions have begun acting on their threats. As the pressure mounts, Charlotte and Jack must decide how far theyll go to stand their ground in the stand-your-ground state." --
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1958-
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Grippando, James
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Jack Swyteck novel
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  • Swyteck, Jack
  • Lawyers
  • Lobbyists
  • Presidents
  • Electoral college
Target audience
adult
Label
The big lie : a Jack Swyteck novel, James Grippando, (large print)
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Copyright
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Harper large print edition.
Extent
530 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062979278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The big lie : a Jack Swyteck novel, James Grippando, (large print)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Harper large print edition.
Extent
530 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062979278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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