The Chancellor Manuscript

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Bantam Books, Sep 1, 1984 - Fiction - 448 pages
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Did J. Edgar die a natural death?...or was he murdered?

Inver Brass—a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals who see a monstrous threat to the country in Hoover's unethical use of his scandal-ridden private files. They decide to do away with him—quietly, efficiently, with no hint of impropriety. Until best-selling thriller writer Peter Chancellor stumbles onto information that makes his precious books like harmless fairy tales. Now Chancellor and Inver Brass are on a deadly collision course, spiraling across the globe in an ever-widening arc of violence and terror. Hurtling toward a showdown that will rip Washington's intelligence community apart—leaving only one damning document to survive . . .

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User Review  - erecstebbins - LibraryThing

Along with The Bourne Identity, my favorite Ludlum novel. I have a 20 year old paperback, sans cover, yellowed, pages missing. A favorite vacation re-read. Exciting, suspenseful, deliciously ... Read full review

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The book was fascinating; every time you thought the plot was figured out, it changed. The story was well written, with more twists and turns than a back country road. [Russ - Patron] Read full review

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About the author (1984)

Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-one novels, each a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 210 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. In addition to the Jason Bourne series—The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum—he was the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and The Apocalypse Watch, among many others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March, 2001.

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