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The broker: A Novel

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In his final hours in 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 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—there is no chance of that. The question the CIA needs answered...
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-11-28 02:59:03AM
Last Indexed2021-11-28 03:34:07AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780739334027

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In his final hours in 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 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—there is no chance of that. The question the CIA needs answered...
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subject_facetAmericans -- Italy -- Fiction
Attempted murder -- Fiction
Audiobooks
Ex-convicts -- Fiction
Italy -- Fiction
Large type books
Legal stories
Pardon -- Fiction
Suspense fiction
title_displayThe broker
title_fullThe Broker A Novel
The broker / John Grisham
The broker [sound recording] / John Grisham
The broker [text (large print)] / John Grisham
title_shortThe broker
title_subA Novel
topic_facetAmericans
Attempted murder
Ex-convicts
Fiction
Literature
Pardon
Suspense
Thriller