The Resource The Washington decree : a novel, Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein, (electronic resource)

The Washington decree : a novel, Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein, (electronic resource)

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The Washington decree : a novel
Title
The Washington decree
Title remainder
a novel
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Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein
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  • eng
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
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, and the alleged mastermind behind the shooting is none other than Doggie's own father. When Jansen ascends to the White House, he is a changed man, determined to end gun violence by any means necessary. Rights are taken away as quickly as weapons. International travel becomes impossible. Checkpoints and roadblocks destroy infrastructure. The media is censored. Militias declare civil war on the government. The country is in chaos, and Jansen's former friends each find themselves fighting a very different battle, for themselves, their rights, their country...and, in Doggie's case, the life of her father, who just may be innocent.--Provided by Publisher
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Adler-Olsen, Jussi
Dewey number
839.813/74
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no index present
LC call number
PT8176.1.D54
LC item number
W3713 2018eb
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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Schein, Steve
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  • Politics and government
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Political
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • FICTION / Political
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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The Washington decree : a novel, Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (xiii, 569 pages)
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9781524742546
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FC67FE89-F6E7-4424-8028-628FFCA2DE19
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  • (Sirsi) o1048256242
  • (OCoLC)1048256242
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The Washington decree : a novel, Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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on1048256242
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 569 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524742546
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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FC67FE89-F6E7-4424-8028-628FFCA2DE19
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  • (Sirsi) o1048256242
  • (OCoLC)1048256242

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