Advise and Consent

Advise and Consent

The Landmark Masterpiece of Political Fiction

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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Pulitzer Prize winner Allen Drury has penetrated the world's stormiest political battleground -- the smoke-filled committee rooms of the United States Senate -- to reveal the bitter conflicts set in motion when the President calls upon the Senate to confirm his controversial choice for Secretary of State. This novel is a true epic showing in fascinating detail the minds and motives of the statesmen, the opportunists, the idealists. From a Senate old-timer's wily maneuvers, a vicious demagogues blistering smear campaign, the ugly personal jealousies that turn a highly qualified candidate into a public spectacle, to the tragic martyrdom of a presidential aspirant who refuses to sacrifice his principles for his career never has there been a more revealing picture of Washington's intricate political, diplomatic, and social worlds.
Publisher: [Atlanta] : ListenUp Audiobooks, [2015]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 1942248504 electronic audio bk
9781942248507 electronic audio bk
Branch Call Number: eAUDIOBOOK FIC DRURY
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (33 hr., 23 min., 44 sec.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Robertson, Allan - Narrator

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