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Official Privilege

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Official Privilege begins with a mystery: in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, the mummified body of a black Navy lieutenant is found bolted inside the boiler of a deactivated battleship. While the cause of death is clear, the officer's identity is not. With nerve ends raw from the media focus on recent scandals, the Pentagon bypasses its own investigative service and appoi ...more
ebook, 552 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published May 1st 1995)
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Lisa Garrett
Good plot. Sometimes I became bogged down with details of the Navy element.
Put it down after a while, so many Navy abbreviations all the time.
Tony Taylor
A good read, especially for anyone who is or has had Navy duty in or around the Pentagon
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as usual-suspense, then dull thud
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P. T. Deutermann is a retired Navy captain and has served in the joint Chiefs of Staff as an arms control specialist. He is the author of eighteen novels, and lives in North Carolina. His World War II adventure novel Pacific Glory won the W. Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction, administered by the American Library Association; his other World War II novels are Ghosts of Bungo ...more
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