The Fourth K by Mario PuzoThe Fourth K by Mario Puzo

The Fourth K

byMario Puzo

Mass Market Paperback | November 23, 2004

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A PRESIDENTIAL DYNASTY. AN ARAB TERRORIST ATTACK. DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE. Mario Puzo envisioned it all in his eerily prescient 1991 novel, The Fourth K.

President Francis Xavier Kennedy is elected to office, in large part, thanks to the legacy of his forebears– good looks, privilege, wealth–and is the very embodiment of youthful optimism. Too soon, however, he is beaten down by the political process and, disabused of his ideals, he becomes a leader totally unlike what he has been before.

When his daughter becomes a pawn in a brutal terrorist plot, Kennedy, who has obsessively kept alive the memory of his uncles’ assassinations, activates all his power to retaliate in a series of violent measures. As the explosive events unfold, the world and those closest to him look on with both awe and horror.
MARIO PUZO was born in New York and, following military service in World War II, attended New York’s New School for Social Research and Columbia University. His best-known novel, The Godfather, was preceded by two critically acclaimed novels, The Dark Arena and The Fortunate Pilgrim. In 1978, he published Fools Die, followed by The S...
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Title:The Fourth KFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 6.86 × 4.24 × 1.24 inPublished:November 23, 2004Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0345476735

ISBN - 13:9780345476739

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