The Fourth K

The Fourth K

A Novel

eBook - 1990
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A PRESIDENTIAL DYNASTY. AN ARAB TERRORIST ATTACK. DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE. Mario Puzo envisioned it all in his eerily prescient 1991 novel, The Fourth K .

President Francis Xavier Kennedy is elected to office, in large part, thanks to the legacy of his forebears- good looks, privilege, wealth-and is the very embodiment of youthful optimism. Too soon, however, he is beaten down by the political process and, disabused of his ideals, he becomes a leader totally unlike what he has been before.

When his daughter becomes a pawn in a brutal terrorist plot, Kennedy, who has obsessively kept alive the memory of his uncles' assassinations, activates all his power to retaliate in a series of violent measures. As the explosive events unfold, the world and those closest to him look on with both awe and horror.


From the Paperback edition.
Publisher: N.Y. : Random House, c1990.
ISBN: 9780345480798
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
Alternative Title: 4th K.

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mason_20
Jul 14, 2015

Mario is as always brilliant. This book has many layers and being about a Kennedy the ending isn't a surprise , how ever how he gets there is very interesting. Give this book a try it is hard to put down.

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