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- DescriptionCorey Grace - a handsome and charismatic Republican senator from Ohio - is plunged by an act of terrorism into a fierce presidential primary battle with the favorite of the party establishment and a magnetic leader of the Christian right. A decorated Gulf War pilot, Grace insists on voting his own conscience rather than the party line, and this stubborn independence - together with his growing romance with Lexie Hart, an African-American movie star - has earned him a reputation as an unpredictable icoclast. But Grace is still haunted by a tragic mistake buried deep in his past, and w his integrity will be put to the test in this most brutal of political contests, in which thing in his past or present life is off-limits.A vivid and sometimes frightening depiction of contemporary power politics, The Race culminates in a deadlocked and febrile party convention where Grace must resolve the conflict between his feelings for Lexie and his presidential ambitions - and decide just who and what he is willing to sacrifice.
- Author BiographyRichard North Patterson is the author of several international bestselling novels including A Balance of Power, Conviction and, most recently, Exile. Formerly a US trial lawyer, he is now a full-time writer and lives with his wife and family on Martha's Vineyard and in San Francisco.
- Author(s)Richard North Patterson
- PublisherPan Macmillan
- Date of Publication02/11/2007
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Out-of-print date01/10/2010
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Edition StatementOpen market, Australia/New Zealand, Airside & Ireland ed
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