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The Race

The Race

Richard North Patterson

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He's a decorated Gulf War pilot. A fashion plate. A ladies' man. An independent thinker who speaks his mind and never takes no for an answer. The only thing Americans can expect from Corey Grace is the unexpected...

Love him or hate him, the country can't wait to see how this charismatic white senator from Ohio—who now has fallen in love with black movie star Lexie Hart—will perform in the most brutal of political contests. Will Grace endure in spite of his controversial lifestyle, and a tragic mistake buried deep in his past? Or will he perish under pressure—from players on both sides of the party line? Nothing and no one in Grace's life is off-limits once the race begins. Now the only thing this candidate has to lose is…everything.

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Praise for The Race

“An electrifying page-turner.” —Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“Absorbing and suspenseful.” —Publishers Weekly

“PATTERSON HAS REDEFINED HIMSELF AS A WRITER WILLING TO TAKE RISKS.” —USA TODAY

“Required reading.” —New York Post

“With verve, intelligence, passion and humanity, Patterson tells an important story--and one that may find a place with Advise and Consent and Seven Days in May on the shelf of honored political thrillers.” —Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Absorbing…timely…a gripping read.” —Booklist

“Will get your blood boiling…” —Grand Rapid Press

“A timely, fast-paced political yarn....Highly recommended.” —Library Journal (starred review)

“A slick new entertainment…Frank Capra idealism meets Karl Rove reality.” —Entertainment Weekly

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About the author

Richard North Patterson

Richard North Patterson is the author of fourteen previous bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. Formerly a trial lawyer, Patterson was the SEC's liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor and has served on the boards of several Washington advocacy groups. He lives in San Francisco and on Martha's Vineyard with his partner, Dr. Nancy Clair.

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