The Broker

Author(s): John Grisham

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In his final hours in the Oval Office the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison. What no one knows is that the President issues the pardon only after receiving enormous pressure from the CIA. It seems that Backman, in his power broker heyday, may have obtained secrets that compromise the world's most sophisticated satellite surveillance system. Backman is quietly smuggled out of the country in a military cargo plane, given a new name, a new identity, and a new home in Italy. Eventually, after he has settled into his new life, the CIA will leak his whereabouts to the Israelis, the Russians, the Chinese and the Saudis. Then the CIA will do what it does best: sit back and watch. The question is not whether Backman will survive ���¯���¿���½ there's no chance of that. The question the CIA needs answered is, who will kill him First published 2005.


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John Grisham is the author of eighteen bestselling novels. He lives with his family in Virginia and Mississippi.

General Fields

  • : 9780099457169
  • : penguin random house
  • : Arrow Books Ltd
  • : August 2005
  • : 178mm X 110mm X 30mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Grisham
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : good
  • : 480