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Orange Crush

Authors: Dorsey, Tim
Publisher: William Morrow
BISAC/Subject: FIC016000, FIC031000, FIC022000
ISBN: 9780061842535, Related ISBNs: 0061842532, 9780061031540, 9780061842535
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 384,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

The Republicans' "golden boy" -- and a loyal, unquestioning tool of the powerful special interests -- handsome, unthreatening, Florida governor-by-default Marlon Conrad seems a virtual shoo-in for re-election. That is, until he undergoes a radical personality shift during a bloody military action in the Balkans. Now it's just three weeks before the election and Marlon is suddenly talking about "issues" and "reform" as he crosses the length and breadth of his home state with an amnesiac speechwriter and a chief of staff who turns catatonic in the presence of minorities. The governor's new-found conscience might well cost him the election, though. And it appears that pretty much everybody from Tallahassee to Miami Beach is trying to kill him...

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