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Ultimatum

(Robert Porter #1)

3.11  ·  Rating details ·  47 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Hardcover, 227 pages
Published 1973 by Irwin
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I really enjoyed Ultimatum and the sequel Exxoneration. I read it many years ago, but I think about it regularly which, I think, is a good sign of the impact of a book. It's one of the closest things to patriotism in Canadians I've ever read. ...more
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“Now I want you to prepare for a briefing…!”

Like super-charged dominos, one fantastic meeting leads to another when the President of the United States calls the Prime Minister of Canada and delivers the ultimate ultimatum: Give us control of your oil… or else! Prime Minister Robert Porter’s schedule rapidly fills, and he also takes a number of phone calls, while the President personally pilots Air Force One to the brink of war… and the shores of Hudson Bay, to inspect some pipe. While the clock
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