Absolute Power

By David Baldacci

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A grizzled professional cat burglar gets trapped inside the bedroom closet of one of the world's richest men, only to witness, through a one-way mirror, two Secret Service agents kill the billionaire's trampy young wife as she tries to fight off the drunken sexual advances of the nation's chief executive. Running for his life, but not before he picks up a bloodstained lett A grizzled professional cat burglar...

Book details

2003 by Pan Publishing

(first published October 4th 1995)

Edition Language
English

Quotes From "Absolute Power"

"Today might not be so good. But tomorrow, you got another chance to get it right."
"You know what kind of person it takes to run for President? Not normal. They could start out okay, but by the time they reach that level they've sold their soul to the devil so many times and stomped the guts out of enough people that they are definitely not like you and me, not even close."
"Per troppi anni sono stato ad ascoltarti piangere la tua condizione di martire e adesso non ne posso più. Tu ti vedi come la paladina di vittime innocenti. Altro nella tua vita non c'è. Non ci sei tu, non ci sono io, non c'è tuo padre. L'unica vera ragione per cui ti accanisci contro ogni bastardo che ti capita a tiro è che tuo padre ti ha fatto del male. Ogni volta che fai condannare qualcuno è un'altro chiodo che conficchi nel cuore del tuo vecchio"

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