Palace Council

Written by:
Stephen L. Carter
Narrated by:
Mirron Willis

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
July 2008
22 hours 20 minutes
@In the summer of 1952, twenty prominent men gather at a secret meeting on Martha’s Vineyard and devise a plot to manipulate the President of the United States. Soon after, the body of one of these men is found by Eddie Wesley, Harlem’s rising literary star. When Eddie’s younger sister mysteriously disappears, Eddie and the woman he loves, Aurelia Treene, are pulled into what becomes a twenty-year search for the truth. As Eddie and Aurelia uncover layer upon layer of intrigue, their odyssey takes them from the wealthy drawing rooms of New York through the shady corners of radical politics, all the way to the Oval Office.

Stephen Carter’s novel is as complex as it is suspenseful, and with his unique ability to turn stereotypes inside out, Palace Council is certain to enthrall listeners to the very last moment.
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This books didn't quite make sense to me. Then I found out that this is the the abridge version of Palace Council not unabridged as advertised. I found the unabridged version on another site after listening to the whole 20 hours, it makes sense. I give the unabridged version 5 stars.

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A little slow but captivating. A Forest-Gumpish view of history. Entertaining.

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