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Also by Stephen L. Carter:

Back Channel, August 2014
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The Impeachment Of Abraham Lincoln, July 2012
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The Violence Of Peace, January 2011
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Jericho's Fall, July 2009
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Palace Council, July 2008
Hardcover
New England White, June 2008
Paperback
New England White, July 2007
Hardcover
The Emperor of Ocean Park, June 2007
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The Emperor of Ocean Park, June 2003
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Palace Council
Stephen L. Carter

Knopf
July 2008
On Sale: July 8, 2008
528 pages
ISBN: 0307266583
EAN: 9780307266583
Hardcover
$26.95
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John Grisham called Stephen L. Carter’s first novel, The Emperor of Ocean Park, “beautifully written and cleverly plotted. A rich, complex family saga, one deftly woven through a fine legal thriller.” The Chicago Tribune hailed Carter’s next book, New England White, as “a whodunit with conscience.” Now this best-selling novelist returns with an electrifying political thriller set in the turbulent era of Watergate and Vietnam, giving us one of the most riveting and naked portraits of Nixon ever written.

In the summer of 1952, twenty prominent men gather at a secret meeting on Martha’s Vineyard and devise a plot to manipulate the President of the United States. Soon after, the body of one of these men is found by Eddie Wesley, Harlem’s rising literary star. When Eddie’s younger sister mysteriously disappears, Eddie and the woman he loves, Aurelia Treene, are pulled into what becomes a twenty-year search for the truth. As Eddie and Aurelia uncover layer upon layer of intrigue, their odyssey takes them from the wealthy drawing rooms of New York through the shady corners of radical politics, all the way to the Oval Office.

Stephen Carter’s novel is as complex as it is suspenseful, and with his unique ability to turn stereotypes inside out, Palace Council is certain to enthrall readers to the very last page.

Media Buzz

Fresh Air - NPR - September 15, 2008
All Things Considered - July 18, 2008
Good Morning America - June 30, 2008

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