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The broker: a novel

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In his final hours in the Oval Office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison. What no one knows is that the President issues the pardon only after receiving enormous pressure from the CIA. It seems Backman, in his power broker heyday, may have obtained secrets that compromise the world's most sophisticated satellite surveillance system. Backman is quietly smuggled out of the country in a military cargo plane, given a new name, a new identity, and a new home in Italy. Eventually, after he has settled into his new life, the CIA will leak his whereabouts to the Israelis, the Russians, the Chinese, and the Saudis. Then the CIA will do what it does best: sit back and watch. The question is not whether Backman will survive--there is no chance of that. The question the CIA needs answered is, who will kill him? "From the Hardcover edition."
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9780345532008
9780385340540
9780307575982
9780385510455
9780739325650
9780440241584
9780375434396
9781415945322
9780739334027
9781415916469
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9780739316474 (Random)
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Grouping Title broker
Grouping Author grisham john
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In his final hours in office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison. What no one knows is that the President issues the pardon only after receiving enormous pressure from the CIA. It seems that Backman, in his heyday, may have obtained secrets that compromise the world's most sophisticated satellite surveillance system.
Backman is quietly smuggled out of the country in a military cargo plane, given a new name, a new identity, and a new home in Italy. Eventually, after he has settled into his new life, the CIA will leak his whereabouts to the Israelis, the Russians, the Chinese, and the Saudis. Then the CIA will do what it does best: sit back and watch. The question is not whether Backman will survive—there is no chance of that. The question the CIA needs answered is, Who will kill him?
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.
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subject_facet Americans -- Italy -- Fiction, Attempted murder -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Brokers -- Fiction, Ex-convicts -- Fiction, Italy -- Fiction, Large type books, Legal stories, Legal stories, American, Pardon -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, Suspense fiction, American
title_display The broker
title_full The Broker, The Broker A Novel, The broker / John Grisham, The broker [sound recording] / by John Grisham, The broker [sound recording] : a novel / by John Grisham, The broker [text (large print)] / John Grisham
title_short The broker
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Americans, Attempted murder, Audiobooks, Brokers, Ex-convicts, Fiction, Large type books, Legal stories, American, Pardon, Suspense, Suspense fiction, American, Thriller
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