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...
|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Availability|
|2003||Barnes & Noble classics||xlix, 551 p. ; 18 cm.|| |
Page Public Library - Classic Books
CLASSIC BRONTE, C
|||1993 Modern Library ed.||Modern Library||xvi, 682 p. ; 20 cm.|| |
CORDUROY MANSIONS - Book 2
In the Corduroy Mansions series of novels, set in London's hip Pimlico neighborhood, we meet a cast of charming eccentrics, including perhaps the world's most clever terrier, who make their home in a handsome, though slightly dilapidated, apartment block.
The heartwarming and hilarious new installment in the Corduroy Mansions series presents the further adventures of Alexander McCall Smith's