A God In Ruins

Mass Market Paperback | September 5, 2000

byLeon Uris

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A God in Ruins

Spanning the decades from World War II to the 2008 presidential campaign, A God in Ruins is the riveting story of Quinn Patrick O'Connell, an honest, principled, and courageous man on the brink of becoming the second Irish Catholic President of the United States. But Quinn is a man with an explosive secret that can shatter his political amibitions, threaten his life, and tear the country apart--a secret buried for over a half century--that even he does not know...

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This sprawling novel spans more than 50 years from the Second World War through to the 2008 presidential campaign. Written by veteran author Leon Uris, A God in Ruins follows Quinn Patrick O’Connell as he attempts to become the second Irish Catholic President of the United States. As a moral and honorable man, he feels he has a goo...

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A God in RuinsSpanning the decades from World War II to the 2008 presidential campaign, A God in Ruins is the riveting story of Quinn Patrick O'Connell, an honest, principled, and courageous man on the brink of becoming the second Irish Catholic President of the United States. But Quinn is a man with an explosive secret that can shatte...

Internationally acclaimed novelist Leon Uris ran away from home at age seventeen, a month after the attack on Pearl Harbor, to join the Marine Corps, and he served at Guadalcanal and Tarawa. His first novel, Battle Cry, was based on his own experiences in the Marines, which he revisited in his final novel, O'Hara's Choice. His other no...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1.06 inPublished:September 5, 2000Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061097934

ISBN - 13:9780061097935

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This sprawling novel spans more than 50 years from the Second World War through to the 2008 presidential campaign. Written by veteran author Leon Uris, A God in Ruins follows Quinn Patrick O’Connell as he attempts to become the second Irish Catholic President of the United States. As a moral and honorable man, he feels he has a good shot at getting to the Oval office. However, Quinn also knows he has a secret that could destroy all and any hopes of the Presidency if it ever should become known. It is a secret that’s more than 50 years old, yet still retains its power to destroy. It true Uris style, this thriller will captivate it readers and reconfirm his reputation as one of America’s best fiction writers.

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"As exciting as Exodus, Topaz and Mila 18." (Dallas Morning News)