Blowback

Blowback

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Baker & Taylor
National Security Advisor to the President Richard Whelan has been framed for the murder of his girlfriend and driven underground where he will use his considerable covert skills to catch the real killers and redeem his good name. 50,000 first printing.

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A terrifying international incident has just begun the countdown to nuclear war. The one man who can stop it has just been framed for the murder of one of Washington, D.C.'s darlings. The clock is running. So is he. On India's border, a weapon of mass destruction tips the world's balance of power. In Washington, D.C., a well-dressed man is stopped by the cops for DWB -- Driving While Black. In a darkened hallway, a killer waits for a beautiful woman to come home. And Eric James Fullilove's shattering, relentlessly suspenseful thriller about race, power, and justice has just begun. The president's national security advisor, Richard Whelan, is tough, smart, and black. Coming from Harvard to the White House, he knows how to play political games. But be's about to get a refresher course in the rules of the street. Framed for a brutal murder, Whelan is suddenly a fugitive on the run, a pawn in a chilling conspiracy, and the only man who can put the pieces together and stop a nuclear holocaust -- if he can just stay alive. In Blowback, author Eric James Fullilove introduces an exciting, new black character who is part Richard Kimball, part Jack Ryan, part Shaft -- and all hero.

Blackwell North Amer
On India's border, a weapon of mass destruction tips the world's balance of power. In Washington, D.C., a well-dressed man is stopped by the cops for DWB - Driving While Black. In a darkened hallway, a killer waits for a beautiful woman to come home. And Eric James Fullilove's thriller about race, power, and justice has just begun.
The president's national security advisor, Richard Whelan, is tough, smart, and black. Coming from Harvard to the White House, he knows how to play political games. But he's about to get a refresher course in the rules of the street. Framed for a brutal murder, Whelan is suddenly a fugitive on the run, a pawn in a chilling conspiracy, and the only man who can put the pieces together and stop a nuclear holocaust - if he can just stay alive.

Baker
& Taylor

National Security Advisor to the President Richard Whelan has been framed for the murder of his girlfriend and driven underground, where he will use his considerable covert skills to catch the real killers and redeem his good name.

Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad Press, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780066212500
0066212502
Branch Call Number: FIC FULLILOVE
Characteristics: 295 p. ;,25 cm
Alternative Title: Blow back

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Oct 16, 2011

This may be a good story, but the foul language began on the first page and didn't stop. Rather than continuing and feeling soiled by the excess of " f " words and verbal abuse, this reader stopped after a few pages. If a clean-language version ever comes out, it'll get a more thorough read.

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