Code Word: Paternity, a Presidential Thriller

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Doug Norton
Pub. Date:
2013
Language:
English
Description
In a twenty-first century Pearl Harbor, nuclear terrorism takes its first city—Las Vegas—and stalks Baltimore The Armageddon genie is out of the bottle, freed by bin-Laden's heedless avengers and "a pissant dictator with Ray-Bans and a fondness for movies," as America's president describes North Korea's ruler a few hours before announcing a decision that will mark him forever as either a hero or a mass murderer.. The terrorists have no return address—but the nuke they used does. A scientific trail scented by an ultra-secret U.S. program hidden for years behind the code word "Paternity" points toward the nation that made the bomb.But there's no smoking gun. Struggling to lead a divided, panicked America, wring support from uncertain allies, and blunt the opportunism of rivals, the president faces an ethical dilemma threatening his marriage, his presidency, and his very soul. As commander-in-chief, controlling nearly unfathomable power to retaliate, he can put the Armageddon genie back in the bottle—but at what cost and to whom? Ambition, conscience, and duty collide as heads of state, politicians, diplomats, and generals maneuver with the lives of millions at stake.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781301016150
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 2267dcbc-6c60-bd16-86fc-6a7965bd0608
Grouping Title code word p
Grouping Author norton doug
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-05-19 04:46:04AM
Last Indexed 2019-05-19 04:51:27AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Doug Norton
author_display Doug Norton
detailed_location_aacpl Online OverDrive Collection
display_description In a twenty-first century Pearl Harbor, nuclear terrorism takes its first city—Las Vegas—and stalks Baltimore The Armageddon genie is out of the bottle, freed by bin-Laden's heedless avengers and "a pissant dictator with Ray-Bans and a fondness for movies," as America's president describes North Korea's ruler a few hours before announcing a decision that will mark him forever as either a hero or a mass murderer.. The terrorists have no return address—but the nuke they used does. A scientific trail scented by an ultra-secret U.S. program hidden for years behind the code word "Paternity" points toward the nation that made the bomb.But there's no smoking gun. Struggling to lead a divided, panicked America, wring support from uncertain allies, and blunt the opportunism of rivals, the president faces an ethical dilemma threatening his marriage, his presidency, and his very soul. As commander-in-chief, controlling nearly unfathomable power to retaliate, he can put the Armageddon genie back in the bottle—but at what cost and to whom? Ambition, conscience, and duty collide as heads of state, politicians, diplomats, and generals maneuver with the lives of millions at stake.
format_aacpl eBook
format_category_aacpl eBook
id 2267dcbc-6c60-bd16-86fc-6a7965bd0608
isbn 9781301016150
item_details overdrive:61ea8248-42fa-4720-a82a-74a92a60084e|1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read|Checked Out||||
itype_aacpl
last_indexed 2019-05-19T08:51:27.431Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl Online OverDrive
local_time_since_added_aacpl 2 Months, Quarter, Six Months, Year
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library Online
owning_location_aacpl Online OverDrive Collection
primary_isbn 9781301016150
publishDate 2013
record_details overdrive:61ea8248-42fa-4720-a82a-74a92a60084e|eBook|eBook||English|Doug Norton|2013|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:61ea8248-42fa-4720-a82a-74a92a60084e 1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
title_display Code Word
title_full Code Word Paternity, a Presidential Thriller
title_short Code Word
title_sub Paternity, a Presidential Thriller
topic_facet Fiction, Thriller