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Balance of power [electronic resource] / Richard North Patterson.

Patterson, Richard North. (Author). Kalember, Patricia. (Added Author). Books on Tape, Inc. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781415951743 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1415951748 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 23:07:45.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Patricia Kalember.
Summary, etc.:
Richard North Patterson delivers another gripping legal thriller about the charismatic young Democratic President Kerry Kilcannon. Five months into his term, Kilcannon and his fiance, television journalist Lara Costello, decide at last to marry. When the wedding culminates in a tragic shooting, the President embarks upon a high-stakes battle with the gun lobby. When Kilcannon uses his clout to support a class action suit on behalf of gun victims, the gun industry attempts to use every political tactic in the book to bring him and the lawsuit down. Balance of power is a rare combination: a Washington insider's intellectually engaging analysis of contemporary politics that exposes the connections between gun carnage, political power, and greed -- and a compelling page-turner that brings the headlines to life.
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 317170 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Firearms > Law and legislation > Fiction.
Firearms industry and trade > Fiction.
Presidents' spouses > Fiction.
Washington (D.C.) > Fiction.
Gun control > Fiction.
Presidents > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Legal stories.

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