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The Washington decree : a novel

Author: Jussi Adler-Olsen; Steve Schein
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2018] ©2017
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : First large print editionView all editions and formats
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Sixteen years before Democratic Senator Bruce Jansen was elected president of the United States, a PR stunt brought together five very different people: fourteen-year-old Dorothy "Doggie" Rogers, small-town sheriff T. Perkins, single mother Rosalie Lee, well-known journalist John Bugatti, and the teenage son of one of Jansen's employees, Wesley Barefoot. In spite of their differences, the five remain bonded by their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Political fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction.)
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jussi Adler-Olsen; Steve Schein
ISBN: 9780525631767 0525631763
OCLC Number: 1047677225
Language Note: Translated from the Danish.
Description: xvi, 903 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Washington Dekretet.
Responsibility: Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein.

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Sixteen years before Democratic Senator Bruce Jansen was elected president of the United States, a PR stunt brought together five very different people: fourteen-year-old Dorothy "Doggie" Rogers, small-town sheriff T. Perkins, single mother Rosalie Lee, well-known journalist John Bugatti, and the teenage son of one of Jansen's employees, Wesley Barefoot. In spite of their differences, the five remain bonded by their shared experience and devotion to their candidate. For Doggie, who worked the campaign trail with Wesley, Jansen's election is a personal victory: a job in the White House, proof to her Republican father that she was right to support Jansen, and the rise of an intelligent, clear-headed leader with her own ideals. But the triumph is short-lived: Jansen's pregnant wife is assassinated on election night.

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