Executive Orders

Executive Orders

Book - 1996
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Jack Ryan becomes president by sheer accident when the former president, most of Congress, the Cabinet and the Supreme Court are bombed out of existence. Ryan must jump in to discover who did it, all the while contending with the threat of military takeover and covert biological warfare.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c1996
ISBN: 9780425158630
9780399142185
0399142185
Branch Call Number: F CLA NVD
Characteristics: 874 pages ; 24 cm

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mammothhawk229e
Mar 30, 2017

Cautionary wish fulfillment book seemed almost quaint today.
Could today's leaders handle scenario?

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timettial1
Feb 21, 2017

I am reading through the Jack Ryan series in order. So far, this is the best one yet. Lots of plot twists.

BookReviewer2015 Nov 08, 2014

A massive tome but Tom Clancy's best novel! Make sure you read Debt of Honour first, as it is a direct continuation of that novel.

My first choice for a film adaptation of any of the Clancy novels.

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rahmmie
Aug 11, 2011

One of my favourite books by Clancy

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Keogh
Apr 13, 2011

A nightmare scenario faces Jack Ryan, new president of the United States. The plot mixes together a truly despicable Iranian ayatollah (not surprisingly, similar to the real ones), the Ebola virus, and a high stakes war, with a powerful concluding chapter.

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davido595
Dec 20, 2009

Cracking great story!!!

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