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Big Guns: A Novel by Steve Israel PDF

By Steve Israel

ISBN-10: 1501118021

ISBN-13: 9781501118029

ISBN-10: 1508263833

ISBN-13: 9781508263838

ISBN-10: 1788544293

ISBN-13: 9781788544290

From Steve Israel, the congressman-turned-novelist who writes “in the full-tilt type of Carl Hiaasen” (The Washington Post), comes a comic book story concerning the amazing firearm undefined, a small ny city, and Washington politics.

When Chicago’s Mayor Michael Rodriguez begins a countrywide crusade to prohibit handguns from America’s towns, cities, and villages, Otis Cogsworth, the rich chairman and CEO of Cogsworth foreign fingers concerns concerning the results on his corporation. In reaction he and lobbyist Sunny McCarthy persuade an Arkansas congressman to introduce federal laws mandating that each American needs to personal a firearm. occasions quickly escalate.

Asabogue’s Mayor Lois Leibowitz passes an ordinance to prohibit weapons within the town—right in Otis Cogsworth’s yard. Otis retaliates by way of orchestrating a bear in mind election opposed to Lois and Jack Steele, a wealthy city resident, runs opposed to her. even if the election is for the mayor of a village on manhattan, Steele brings within the great weapons of yank politics to defeat Lois: political specialists, tremendous PACs, and celebrities. quickly, hundreds of thousands of pro-gun and anti-gun partisans descend on Asabogue, besides an collection of seriously armed rightwing militias and the nationwide information media. Bucolic Asabogue turns into a tinderbox. in the meantime, Washington politicians in either events are stuck among a amazing gun foyer whose help they want for reelection and the absurdity of requiring that each American with waivers for kids below age 4 hold a gun. What ensues is a discomfiting, hilarious indictment of the kingdom of yankee politics.

Former ny Congressman, Steve Israel has firsthand wisdom of the cynicism and corruption on the center of our political procedure. Big Guns will make you snort, will make you indignant, and should make you're thinking that as you turn the pages quicker and quicker to determine what occurs next.

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