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The Resource Land of wolves : the return of Lincoln's bodyguard, TJ Turner

Land of wolves : the return of Lincoln's bodyguard, TJ Turner

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Land of wolves : the return of Lincoln's bodyguard
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Land of wolves
Title remainder
the return of Lincoln's bodyguard
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TJ Turner
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Land of wolves
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the return of Lincolns bodyguard
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eng
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"Land of Wolves finds Joseph Foster with Molly as they settle into a new-found life in the hills of Tennessee. But Abraham Lincoln's former bodyguard, the man who saved the President's life, cannot escape the Consortium as they come roaring back, killing his mother, abducting his daughter all to coerce his Congressional testimony on their behalf. Instead, Joseph and Molly strike the Consortium in their own safe haven of New York City. In a Bonnie and Clyde-like twist, they rob from the Consortium to draw out their leader General Dorsey. But the hidden plan reveals more than they counted on, exposing the true intention to steal the Black Hills and the gold underneath from the Lakota Sioux. Land of Wolves traverses the American landscape, where only a full reconciliation with Joseph's native heritage and a cast of characters ripped from history including Lincoln can bring true peace and stop General Dorsey and the evil Industrial Consortium."--Amazon.com
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  • The author’s second novel, after Lincoln’s Bodyguard (2015), continues the story of Joseph Foster, who saved Abraham Lincoln’s life at Ford’s Theatre (he killed John Wilkes Booth before Booth could murder the president). The story is set in the mid-1870s; the Consortium, a group of powerful industrial barons who secretly run the country, have murdered Joseph’s mother and daughter. Joseph and his wife, Molly, vow revenge. Their plan is to relieve the Consortium of all its money via a daring heist. The novel’s alternate version of the U.S. circa 1875 is clever and plausibly designed, its characters are engaging and, in some cases, entertainingly over the top, and the story is almost cinematic in its construction and execution. Terrific fun and perfect reading for fans of alternate-history adventures. -- Pitt, David (Reviewed 5/1/2017) (Booklist, vol 113, number 17, p16)
  • Turner’s second alternative history featuring Joseph Foster (after 2015’s Lincoln’s Bodyguard) provides an imaginative answer to the question he poses in an author’s note: “What would America have looked like if our greatest president had lived?” In 1874, Lincoln (who eventually resigned from office), Joseph (who saved the president’s life in 1865), and Joseph’s love interest, Molly Ferguson, are living in Tennessee. A period of relative tranquility ends when Joseph’s mother, a Native American, is tortured and murdered; before she dies, she implores Joseph to search for his daughter, Aurora, who has been abducted by a sinister group of businessmen known as the Consortium, “the Confederation of Industrial Barons who have kept the flames of conflict alive after the Civil War in order to amass great wealth.” Joseph’s search takes him out west, where he meets another major historical figure of the era. Some readers may find that development a stretch, but all should applaud Turner’s sympathetic focus on the plight of native peoples. Agent: Elizabeth Kracht, Kimberley Cameron & Associates. (May)
			 --Staff (Reviewed 03/06/2017) (Publishers Weekly, vol 264, issue 10, p)
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10563075
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Turner, TJ
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813/.6
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no index present
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fiction
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bibliography
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Lincoln's bodyguard
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0002
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Bodyguards
  • Lakota Indians
  • Alternative histories (Fiction)
  • Assassination
  • Bodyguards
  • Lakota Indians
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the return of Lincoln's bodyguard
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Land of wolves : the return of Lincoln's bodyguard, TJ Turner
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1795159
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24 cm
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319 pages
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9781608092024
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unmediated
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  • (Sirsi) i9781608092024
  • (OCoLC)962324532
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Land of wolves : the return of Lincoln's bodyguard, TJ Turner
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1795159
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781608092024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781608092024
  • (OCoLC)962324532

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