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Palace Council. Stephen L. Carter (2009)

by Stephen L. Carter(Favorite Author)
3.61 of 5 Votes: 1
0099527022 (ISBN13: 9780099527022)
Vintage Books USA
review 1: Great fiction with some interesting historical context. I have to admit, I was disappointed with the ending to a small extent. But, I woke up in the middle of the night and thought about it, and re-read it in the morning before work. Yesterday, I could not wait to get to the end, and that hasn't happened in a long time. Therefore, I had to rate it 5 stars. I love the history and the perspective of the author as an African American. I am going to give his other novels a shot.
review 2: Stephen Carter's novels are long, complex and have a multitude of characters which are challenging to keep straight. Nevertheless, I continue to enjoy them. This, his third effort, is probably his best. The story spans 20 years and suggests a conspiracy of wealthy power br
... moreokers who want to "shake the throne" and place a candidate of their own choice in the White House. I was particularly fascinated by the depiction of Harlem's upper class society in its heyday. less
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Good read. Political, racial, plus Nixon and Kennedy and Vietnam Nam war.
I enjoy the intricacies of Stephen Carter stories.
Thought provoking and mysterious until the end.
Right up there with The Emperor of Ocean Park.
best of his (that I've read so far anyway)
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