They Eat Puppies, Don't They?

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Author(s): Christopher Buckley
Original Publish Date: May 08, 2012
Product Number: EB00285408
Released: Apr 15, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781455511068
Publisher: Twelve
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In an attempt to gain congressional approval for a top-secret weapons system, Washington lobbyist "Bird" McIntyre teams up with sexy, outspoken neocon Angel Templeton to pit the American public against the Chinese. When Bird fails to uncover an authentic reason to slander the nation, he and Angel put the Washington media machine to work, spreading a rumor that the Chinese secret service is working to assassinate the Dalai Lama. Meanwhile in China, mild-mannered President Fa Mengyao and his devoted aide Gang are maneuvering desperately against sinister party hard-liners Minister Lo and General Han. Now Fa and Gang must convince the world that the People's Republic is not out to kill the Dalai Lama, while maintaining Fa's small margin of power in the increasingly militaristic environment of the party. On the home front, Bird must contend with a high-strung wife who entertains Olympic equestrian ambition, and the qualifying competition happens to be taking place in China. As things unravel abroad, Bird and Angel's lie comes dangerously close to reality. And as their relationship rises to a new level, so do mounting tensions between the United States and China.

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Author(s): Christopher Buckley
Narrator(s): Robert Petkoff
Genre: Sci Fi
Product Number DD2009
Released: May 08, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Hachette Audio
ISBN: #9781611134261

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