The Chancellor Manuscript
Bantam Books, Sep 1, 1984 - 438 pages
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 . . .