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The Promise of Joy (Advise and Consent #6)

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What will President Knox do when confronted by the most awesome challenge of atomic war between Russia and China.
Hardcover, 445 pages
Published 1975 by Doubleday Books
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Interesting concept: Drury has two endings--each a full-length novel--conclusion to his Advise and Consent series. The other, Come Nineveh, Come Tyre: The Presidency of Edward M. Jason, takes exactly the same set up, at the end of Preserve And Protect; A Novel--a bomb explosion at the rally for a unity presidential ticket--and runs out the possibility that the hard, conservative candidate survives. Judging by the title and the tone of Drury's writing, you don't have to read the book to know how ...more
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Second ending to Preserve and Protect
After some of his more energetic and engaging works (Advice and Consent), this one fails. It's stuffed with what seems like every left-over factoid he recalls from his professional life. Good editing might actually have pulled several gripping boooks out of this bulk.
Semi realistic account of a post apocalyptic world.
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In late '43, Allen Drury was a 25-year old army veteran looking for work. A position as the US Senate correspondent for United Press International provided him not only with employment, but with insider knowledge of the Senate. In addition to fulfilling his duties as a reporter, he kept a journal of his views of the Senate & individual senators. In addition to the Senate personalities, his jou ...more
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Advise and Consent (6 books)
  • Advise and Consent (Advise and Consent, #1)
  • A Shade of Difference
  • Capable of Honor
  • Preserve & Protect
  • Come Nineveh, Come Tyre: The Presidency of Edward M. Jason
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