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Author: Richard North Patterson
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1986, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The nation is stunned silent when presidential hopeful James Kilcannon is shot dead, point-blank, while sharing the stage at a benefit concert with his rock-star girlfriend, Stacy Tarrant. Fiercely independent attorney Tony Lord defends the assassin in a sensational trial that erupts into the media event of the decade. But the most shocking gambit ever witnessed in the history of television has yet to unfold.
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Fiction
Legal stories
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0345311396 9780345311399
OCLC Number: 14106057
Description: 441 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Richard North Patterson.

Abstract:

The nation is stunned silent when presidential hopeful James Kilcannon is shot dead, point-blank, while sharing the stage at a benefit concert with his rock-star girlfriend, Stacy Tarrant. Fiercely independent attorney Tony Lord defends the assassin in a sensational trial that erupts into the media event of the decade. But the most shocking gambit ever witnessed in the history of television has yet to unfold.

As America watches, a mysterious and ruthless figure known only as Phoenix takes to the airwaves in the ultimate act of high-tech terror. Holding the wife of a wealthy newspaper mogul and Stacy's manager hostage, Phoenix mounts a televised trial of his own, in which Stacy Tarrant and Tony Lord are helpless defendants, millions of viewers are jurors, and -- unless his chilling demands are met -- Phoenix is the unstoppable executioner ...

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