The Resource The big lie : a Jack Swyteck novel

The big lie : a Jack Swyteck novel

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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 affair—with 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 charges—which, for some, isn’t nearly punishment enough. Miami attorney Jack Swyteck is going to use every legal maneuver he can to keep his new client free—and alive. MacLeod’s hand-picked prosecutor is determined to prove Charlotte is unfit to cast a vote. Dredging through her past, he’s 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 they’ll go to stand their ground in the stand-your-ground state." --
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10843149
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grippando, James
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.R534
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Jack Swyteck novel
Series volume
16
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swyteck, Jack
  • Lawyers
  • Lobbyists
  • Presidents
  • Electoral college
Target audience
adult
Label
The big lie : a Jack Swyteck novel
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
348 pages
Isbn
9780062915047
Lccn
2019038497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The big lie : a Jack Swyteck novel
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
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
348 pages
Isbn
9780062915047
Lccn
2019038497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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