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Shelley's Heart

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ISBN-10: 1590201736

ISBN-13: 9781590201732

Edition: N/A

Authors: Charles McCarry

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A political thriller from the master of espionage The first presidential election of the twenty-first century, bitterly contested by two men who are implacable political rivals but lifelong personal friends, is stolen through computer fraud. On the eve of the Inauguration, the losing candidate presents proof of the crime to his opponent, the incumbent President, and demands that he stand aside. The winner refuses and takes the oath of office, thereby setting in motion what may destroy him and his party, and bring down the Constitution. From this crisis, master storyteller Charles McCarry, author of the classic thrillers The Tears of Autumnand The Last Supperweaves a masterpiece of political…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Publisher: Abrams, Inc.
Publication date: 4/2/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.28" long x 1.67" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Charles McCarry was born in 1930 in Massachusetts, the son of farming parents. His varied career involved work as an editor, reporter, freelance writer, assistant to the Secretary of Labor in Washington, D.C.; and as National Geographic's editor-at-large. He has also worked for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). McCarry is married and has four children. Charles McCarry's experiences as a reporter and his work for the CIA are reflected in his discerning nonfiction chronicles and his suspenseful spy novels. Titles of note are "Citizen Nader," a compelling biography of government watchdog Ralph Nader; "Inner Circles: How America Changed the World: A Memoir" (1992), co-written with…