Executive Orders

Executive Orders

Book - 1996
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"The American political situation takes a disturbing turn as the President, Congress, and Supreme Court are obliterated when a Japanese terrorist lands a 747 on the Capitol. Meanwhile the Iranians are unleashing an Ebola virus threat on the country. Jack Ryan, CIA agent, is cast in the middle of this maelstrom. Because of a recent sex scandal, Ryan was appointed vice president, a slot he doesn't hold for long when he lands in the Chief Executive's chair. He goes after the Iranians and then tries to piece together the country and his life the only way he knows how...".
Publisher: New York : Berkley, c1996.
ISBN: 9780399142185
0425158632
Branch Call Number: FIC Clanc
Characteristics: 1358 p.

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mammothhawk229e
Mar 30, 2017

Cautionary wish fulfillment book seemed almost quaint today.
Could today's leaders handle scenario?

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timettial1
Feb 21, 2017

I am reading through the Jack Ryan series in order. So far, this is the best one yet. Lots of plot twists.

BookReviewer2015 Nov 08, 2014

A massive tome but Tom Clancy's best novel! Make sure you read Debt of Honour first, as it is a direct continuation of that novel.

My first choice for a film adaptation of any of the Clancy novels.

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rahmmie
Aug 11, 2011

One of my favourite books by Clancy

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Keogh
Apr 13, 2011

A nightmare scenario faces Jack Ryan, new president of the United States. The plot mixes together a truly despicable Iranian ayatollah (not surprisingly, similar to the real ones), the Ebola virus, and a high stakes war, with a powerful concluding chapter.

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davido595
Dec 20, 2009

Cracking great story!!!

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