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  • FATHER'S DAY by Batchelor, John Calvin
    Batchelor, John Calvin
    FATHER'S DAY

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, 1994. First edition - Set in 2003, this political thriller has an incapcitated president and a ruthless vice president who takes over power.... Intended to be Batchelor's bid for bestsellerdom, this had a hardcover first printing of 100,000 copies, and so, while not scarce, these advance issues are much less common than the trade editions.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers as issued.

    Book ID: 24842
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  • FATHER'S DAY by Batchelor, John Calvin
    Batchelor, John Calvin
    FATHER'S DAY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in 2003 in what was the near future, this political thriller has an incapacitated president and a ruthless vice president who takes over power. 528 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-32665.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65005
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  • THE COMPANY. by Ehrlichman, John (1925-1999)
    Ehrlichman, John (1925-1999)
    THE COMPANY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - A political thriller and roman a clef by a key figure in the Watergate scandal - Ehrlichman was counsel and Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs under President Richard Nixon and he was convicted of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and perjury, serving a year and a half in prison. The title is a nickname for the CIA and the plot is loosely based on events leading up to the Watergate cover up, centered on the Nixon administration's attempts to cover up its own illegal activity and that of the CIA dating back to the Kennedy administration, and with many characters based on real-life political figures and journalists.…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - A political thriller and roman a clef by a key figure in the Watergate scandal - Ehrlichman was counsel and Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs under President Richard Nixon and he was convicted of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and perjury, serving a year and a half in prison. The title is a nickname for the CIA and the plot is loosely based on events leading up to the Watergate cover up, centered on the Nixon administration's attempts to cover up its own illegal activity and that of the CIA dating back to the Kennedy administration, and with many characters based on real-life political figures and journalists. Basis for the 1977 television miniseries "Washington: Behind Closed Doors." 313 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-671222732.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (faint remainder mark)

    Book ID: 85038
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  • INTERN. by Hill, Bonnie Hearn.
    Hill, Bonnie Hearn.
    INTERN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Ontario: Mira, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel - cover praise from Alex Kava who calls this "a thriller that reads as if it's ripped from today's headlines." The story of a young intern from California who was having an affair with a Senator and who disappeared suddenly one day was certainly inspired by actual events. SIGNED on the title page. 315 pp. ISBN: 155166691X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47745
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  • INTERN. by Hill, Bonnie Hearn.
    Hill, Bonnie Hearn.
    INTERN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Ontario: Mira, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel - cover praise from Alex Kava who calls this "a thriller that reads as if it's ripped from today's headlines." The story of a young intern from California who was having an affair with a Senator and who disappeared suddenly one day was certainly inspired by actual events. SIGNED on the title page. 315 pp. ISBN: 155166691X.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 47746
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  • EMBRACE THE SERPENT. by Quayle, Marilyn T. and Nancy T. Northcott
    Quayle, Marilyn T. and Nancy T. Northcott
    EMBRACE THE SERPENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - A political thriller set in what was the near future at the time this was written - Castro is dead and the race is on to install a new leader, written by a political insider - . Quayle was the wife of the then vice-president, Dan Quayle, and Northcott is her sister. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-517588226.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder dot)

    Book ID: 69067
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  • THE LAST CHECKPOINT. by Quigley, John.
    Quigley, John.
    THE LAST CHECKPOINT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: McCall, (1971) dj. Hardcover first edition - A political thriller, set in Berlin in the 1970s, in what was then the near future. A "safe" compromise candidate is the premier of East Germany, but he proceeds on a program of liberalization, which includes tearing down the Berlin Wall - but the repercussions are immediate: he is kidnapped by the Russians, Soviet tanks roll in - 222 pp. ISBN: 0-841501084.

    Condition: Near fine in a fair only dust jacket with rubbing and edgewear.

    Book ID: 85636
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