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A senate election, a controversial murder trial and a string of vigilante killings are compelling plot elements woven into this "tautly drawn suspense novel." PW noted that although the ingenuity runs out in the final chapters, "Woods's headlong storytelling style is stoked with enough sex and violence to ignite a TV miniseries."
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
When Georgia Senator Ben Carr has a stroke, his chief of staff, Will Lee, decides to run for Carr's seat. Concurrently Lee has been appointed public defender for a white man accused of murdering a young black woman--a case full of explosive racial tension. The election campaign is a nasty one involving a militaristic right-wing group, a TV evangelist with a mission, and a power-hungry governor. The various plot lines, though a little too contrived, move the story at a smart pace. A consummate storyteller, Woods ( Under the Lake , LJ 6/1/87) demonstrates his narrative ability by intertwining contemporary southern politics and the murder trial into a most satisfying tale.
- Jo Ann Vicarel, Cleveland Heights-University Heights P.L., Ohio
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Just like the first three in the series, hard to put downPublished 6 months ago by Ronald Eric Head
this book was a slow read and not interesting to me. prefer stuart books featuring a main character, ie: stone barringtonPublished 23 months ago by Marilyn Miller
I ordered 4 used books from private sellers at the same time and the book from A1Books, Grass Roots by Stuart Woods, took 2 weeks longer to receive than the other 3 books.Published on April 2 2003 by J. Colborn