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Allegiance: a novel

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Publisher:
Regan Arts,
Pub. Date:
2015.
Edition:
First Regan Arts hardcover edition.
Language:
English
Description
A sophisticated legal thriller that plunges readers into the debate within the US government surrounding the imprisonment of thousands of Japanese-Americans during World War II. When the news broke about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Caswell "Cash" Harrison was all set to drop out of law school and join the army... until he flunked the physical. Instead, he's given the opportunity to serve as a clerk to Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black. He and another clerk stumble onto a potentially huge conspiracy aimed at guiding the court's interests, and the cases dealing with the constitutionality of the prison camps created to detain Japanese-Americans seem to play a key part. Then Cash's colleague dies under mysterious circumstances, and the young, idealistic lawyer is determined to get at the truth. His investigation will take him from the office of J. Edgar Hoover to an internment camp in California, where he directly confronts the consequences of America's wartime policies. Kermit Roosevelt combines the momentum of a top-notch legal thriller with a thoughtful examination of one of the worst civil rights violations in US history in this long-awaited follow-up to In the Shadow of the Law .
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ISBN:
9781941393307
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Last Update 2018-04-24 22:56:54PM
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subject_facet Conspiracies -- Fiction, Historical fiction, American, Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Fiction, Law clerks -- Fiction, Legal stories, American, Suspense fiction, American, World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Fiction
title_display Allegiance : a novel
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topic_facet Conspiracies, Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, Historical fiction, American, Japanese Americans, Law clerks, Legal stories, American, Suspense fiction, American, World War, 1939-1945