Absolute Power

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Warner Books, 1996 - Fiction - 505 pages
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In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping a burglar behind a secret wall. Then the passion turns deadly, and the witness is running into the night. Because what he has just seen is a brutal slaying involving the President of the United States.


Luther Whitney is the career break-in artist who's in the wrong place at the wrong time. Alan Richmond is the charming U.S. President with the power to commit any crime. And Jack Graham is the young attorney, caught in a vortex between the absolute truth -- and...


A tale of greed, sex, ambition, and murder, this is the novel everyone has been talking about...the shattering, relentlessly suspenseful thriller that will change the way you think about Washington -- and power -- forever.

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Expect to see lots of this first-time novelist: with foreign rights sold, a media blitz planned, a BOMC selection offered, and a film in the making, Absolute Power is already catching fire. Baldacci's ... Read full review

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Most first-time authors only dream about the kind of prepublication hoopla bestowed upon this debut, a thriller about a murder involving the president and his mistress. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

David Baldacci lives with his family in Virginia. He and his wife have founded the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. He invites you to visit him at www.david-baldacci.com and his foundation at www.wishyouwellfoundation.org, and to look into its program to spread books across America at www.FeedingBodyandMind.com.

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