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Summer, 1952. Twenty powerful men gather in secret and devise a plot to manipulate the President of the United States. Soon after, writer Eddie Wesley leaves a party hosted by affluent and influential members of black society, and discovers a body. The murdered man had an unusual gold cross gripped between his hands and Eddie is determined to find out why he was killed and what the cross signifies. But then Eddie"s sister Junie becomes entangled in an underground movement and vanishes… Is her disappearance connected to the conspiracy to control the President of the United States?
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Palace Council is a long book (over pages). The author's note at the end is also worth reading, because Carter explains little changes he made to history, in order to fit in with Eddie Wesley's journey/5. Having enjoyed Stephen L. Carter's Emperor of Ocean Park and New England White, I was very excited to read Palace Council.
Of the three books mentioned, Palace Council was by far the best. Carter draws you into a heart wrenching love story of Eddie, a journalist, and Aurelia, a young socialite, who marries an upper class young gentleman who is /5(67).
Palace Council contains tantalizing hints of conspiracies to come.” —Los Angeles Times“An engrossingly complex political thriller.”—Daily News“Stephen Carter can really write. I loved every page of Palace Council and am eager for more.” —Robert B.
Parker From the /5(67). So Palace Council is really neither a thriller nor a literary novel, but a genre unto itself: Talented Tenth porn, to use W.E.B. Du Bois’ term for. The information about Palace Council shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.
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Carter’s first novel, The Emperor of Ocean Park, Palace Council book written and cleverly plotted.A rich, complex family saga, one deftly woven through a fine legal thriller.”. Set between andthe book asks us to believe, first, in the longstanding existence of a clandestine fraternity of “powerful white men,” known to their members as the Palace Council Author: Thomas Mallon.
The introduction, questions, and suggestions for further reading that follow are designed to enhance your group's discussion of Palace Council by Stephen L. Carter, the bestselling author of The Emperor of Ocean Park and New England White. Carter captures the turbulent era of the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, and the Watergate scandal Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.
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Philmont Castle is a man who has it all: wealth, respect, and connections. He's the last person you'd expect to fall prey to a /5(15). Palace council: a novel. by Stephen L. Carter; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Murder in fiction, Literature, Murder investigation in fiction, Murder.
Get this from a library. Palace Council. [Stephen L Carter] -- In the summer oftwenty 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. This is a long novel but it had to be for all the details it incorporated.
There was no shock value. The details just accumalated until the end. Upon arriving at the "jewel" of the story, I was not excited just simply tired. Palace Council was a suspenseful novel but not intense.
()/5(15). Palace Council (Downloadable Audiobook): Carter, Stephen L.: 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.".
Palace Council (Book): Carter, Stephen L.: In the summer oftwenty 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. Books by Stephen Carter. Stephen Carter Average rating 76 ratings 11 reviews shelved times Alma, and Ammon: Book of Mormon Comics (iPlates: Book of Mormon Comics) by.
Stephen Carter, Jett Atwood. avg rating — 8 ratings — published Want to. Palace Council is propelled by loves, longings, intrigues what draws a reader along is the sharp commentary that Carter, a professor at Yale Law School, plants like runway lights along the way Carter's vignettes of historic figures, including Hughes and Hoover, display both scholarship and imagination.Buy the Paperback Book Palace Council by Stephen L.
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