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Absolute power

Author: David Baldacci
Publisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, 1996. ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A burglar in the bedroom of a mansion has his work interrupted by the arrival of the mistress of the house with the president of the U.S. The couple have a fight and she is killed. The burglar flees, taking along a blood-stained letter opener as evidence, but is spotted by presidential bodyguards. The White House chief-of-staff, an ambitious woman, has him tracked and killed, but not before the burglar has told his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Luther (Fictitious character) Whitney
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Baldacci
ISBN: 0446519960 9780446519960 0446603589 9780446603584 1439561613 9781439561614 9780446566568 044656656X
OCLC Number: 32665645
Description: 469 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: David Baldacci.

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A burglar in the bedroom of a mansion has his work interrupted by the arrival of the mistress of the house with the president of the U.S. The couple have a fight and she is killed. The burglar flees, taking along a blood-stained letter opener as evidence, but is spotted by presidential bodyguards. The White House chief-of-staff, an ambitious woman, has him tracked and killed, but not before the burglar has told his story to a lawyer. The lawyer realizes he is next, but how to save oneself from the government? A first novel.

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