Ambicion

Ambicion

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eBook - 2011 | Spanish
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Baker & Taylor
A corrupt judge vying for a seat in the U.S. Senate must contend with incriminating evidence held by a desperate lawyer, a pastor using his megachurch to fund his political ambitions, and a newspaper reporter threatening to uncover both their secrets.

Zondervan House
Un asesinato rutinario de pandilleros enciende el fusible de una explosiva colisión de ambición y decepción entre los pasillos de poder en Chicago. Lee Strobel, autor de éxitos de ventas, saca provecho de sus años de periodismo en el Chicago Tribune para revelar un relato del poder, la política y los sobornos que son tan actuales como los titulares de hoy.Cuando coaccionan a un abogado sin suerte para que soborne a un juez con el fin de manipular un juicio acerca de un pandillero, él graba secretamente la conversación para protegerse. Después que el corrupto juez se convierte en finalista para una posición disponible en el senado de los EE.UU., la cinta delatadora no es lo único que se le interpone en su camino. Eric Snow, el pastor convertido en político, está decidido a usar su megaiglesia suburbana como una plataforma de lanzamiento para conseguir ese nombramiento para el senado. Y Garry Strider, un reportero del periódico, amenaza con descubrir los secretos de los dos candidatos en una investigación que le puede costar su vida.Strobel usa estos tensos personajes para tejer una intrincada y emocionante novela dentro de una brillante megaiglesia suburbana, el periódico de una gran ciudad que lucha por sobrevivir y los sombríos corredores de la intriga política. El fascinante clímax es tan inolvidable como el asesinato por contrato que acentúa la escena de apertura.
A routine gang killing lights a fuse that sets off an explosive chain of events fueled by ambition and deception in the corridors of power in Chicago. Lee Strobel, bestselling author, drawing on his years as an investigative reporter for the Chicago Tribune, weaves a gripping tale of power, politics and payoffs that seems almost as real as this morning's headlines.andnbsp;When a corrupt attorney is sent by the mob to bribe a judge, hoping to manipulate the outcome of a trial involving a certain gangster, he secretly records the conversation to protect himself. After the corrupt judge becomes a candidate for an open seat in the U.S. Senate, the telltale recording is not the only obstacle to his political success. Eric Snow, a pastor turned politician, has decided to use his suburban megachurch as a launching pad for his own bid for the Senate seat. And Garry Strider, a newspaper reporter, is threatening to reveal the secrets that both of the candidates are hiding in an invesigation that could cost him his life.andnbsp;Strobel uses these tense characters to weave an intricate and gripping thriller set in a gleaming suburban megachurch, a big-city newspaper that is struggling to survive, and the shadowy corridors of political intrigue. The unexpected climax is as unforgettable as the contract killing that punctuates the opening scene.
SPANISH EDITION. Strobel uses these tense characters to weave an intricate and gripping thriller set in a gleaming suburban megachurch, a big-city newspaper that is struggling to survive, and the shadowy corridors of political intrigue. The unexpected climax is as unforgettable as the contract killing that punctuates the opening scene.
Strobel usa estos tensos personajes para tejer una intrincada y emocionante novela dentro de una brillante megaiglesia suburbana, el periódico de una gran ciudad que lucha por sobrevivir y los sombríos corredores de la intriga política. El fascinante clímax es tan inolvidable como el asesinato por contrato que acentúa la escena de apertura.

Publisher: 2011
ISBN: 9780829782622
Branch Call Number: E-Book Espanol
Characteristics: data file
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