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American Ambition

ByJohn Hamilton Allen

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American Ambition takes the plot of William Shakespeare's Macbeth and brings it up to date by placing it in the contemporary White House. President Duncan King's most able lieutenant is Defense Secretary Ken Finlay. While travelling back from a NATO summit Finlay is approached by 3 journalists who tell him he will soon become Secretary of State and then President On arrival in Washington he is informed that the President has sacked the Secretary of State and appointed Finlay in her place. This sudden promotion feeds Finlay's ambition and that of his scheming wife Grace. They plan an audacious plot to disgrace King while he is staying at their weekend retreat. It is Ken and Grace who return to the White House as President and First Lady. Finlay is a popular leader at first but one by one his allies turn against him. "The narrative is effective and never dull ...an intricate and suspensful mystery thriller."“ Tregolwyn Book Reviews

Details

Publication Date
Jun 4, 2006
Language
English
ISBN
9781847538284
Category
Fiction
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): John Hamilton Allen

Specifications

Pages
320
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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