A Shade of Difference

A Shade of Difference

by Allen Drury


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The sequel to the
Pulitzer Prize winning bestseller
Advise and Consent
From Allen Drury, the 20th Century grand master of political fiction, a novel of the United Nations and the racial friction that could spark a worldwide powderkeg.
International tensions rise as ambassadors and politicians scheme, using the independence of a small African nation as the focal point for hidden agendas. A cascade of events begun in the
General Assembly Hall of the United Nations could lead to the weakening of the United States, the loss of the Panama Canal,
and a possible civil war. Allen Drury paints a vivid and laseraccurate portrait of Washington and international politics, from top secret conferences, to elite cocktail parties, club luncheon rooms, and the private offices of the key players in government.
A novel as relevant today as when it was first published.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614751274
Publisher: WordFire Press LLC
Publication date: 05/11/2014
Pages: 688
Sales rank: 782,094
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.51(d)

About the Author

Allen Drury is a master of political fiction, #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner, best known for the landmark novel ADVISE AND CONSENT. A 1939 graduate of Stanford University, Allen Drury wrote for and became editor of two local California newspapers. While visiting Washington, DC, in 1943 he was hired by the United Press (UPI) and covered the Senate during the latter half of World War II. After the war he wrote for other prominent publications before joining the New York Times' Washington Bureau, where he worked through most of the 1950s. After the success of ADVISE AND CONSENT, he left journalism to write full time. He published twenty novels and five works of non-fiction, many of them best sellers. WordFire Press will be reissuing the majority of his works.

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Shade of Difference 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
reevesranger More than 1 year ago
Allen Drury is an excellent author. His insight into those scary years of the cold war is tremendous. Start reading with Advise and Consent and read the whole series. His view on the US vs USSR is right on. I lived those years and I remember them all too well.