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The Jekyl Island Club - Monahan, Brent
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2001, ISBN: 0312276982

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[EAN: 9780312276980], [PU: Minotaur Books], Fiction|Historical, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|General, This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Located on the idyllic Georgia coast, Jekyl Island was the playground of the rich at the turn of the last century. Vanderbilts, Goulds, Rockefellers, and other members of elite society vacationed there, enjoying the finest aspects of Southern hospitality that money could buy and importing the rest from New York. Indeed, the money was good: the club's one hundred members controlled one sixth of the nation's wealth.When one of the club's members is shot to death on the island, his fellow captains of industry anxiously conclude it was as a hunting accident. Is the impending visit to the Jekyl Island Club by President McKinley the only reason? Could J. P. Morgan himself have been the one who pulled the trigger? Whose side is member and millionaire newspaperman Joseph Pulitzer on?The answer to whether or not the richest of the rich can literally get away with murder lies in the hands of local sheriff John le Brun, a wily Civil War veteran who has his own agenda with the Yankees who bought Jekyl Island.This ingenious novel raises Brent Monahan to the first rank of contemporary entertainers. The real Jekyl Island Club, its members, and many real events from American history of the era are interwoven within a plot that could easily have happened. Cleverly plotted and delightfully told, The Jekyl Island Club is suspenseful storytelling at its finest.

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Located on the idyllic Georgia coast, Jekyl Island was the playground of the rich at the turn of the last century. Vanderbilts, Goulds, Rockefellers, and other members of elite society vacationed there, enjoying the finest aspects of Southern hospitality that money could buy and importing the rest from New York. Indeed, the money was good: the club's one hundred members controlled one sixth of the nation's wealth. When one of the club's members is shot to death on the island, his fellow captains of industry anxiously conclude it was as a hunting accident. Is the impending visit to the Jekyl Island Club by President McKinley the only reason? Could J. P. Morgan himself have been the one who pulled the trigger? Whose side is member and millionaire newspaperman Joseph Pulitzer on? The answer to whether or not the richest of the rich can literally get away with murder lies in the hands of local sheriff John le Brun, a wily Civil War veteran who has his own agenda with the Yankees who bought Jekyl Island. This ingenious novel raises Brent Monahan to the first rank of contemporary entertainers. The real Jekyl Island Club, its members, and many real events from American history of the era are interwoven within a plot that could easily have happened. Cleverly plotted and delightfully told, "The Jekyl Island Club" is suspenseful storytelling at its finest. The Jekyl Island Club Monahan, Brent, Minotaur Books

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Novelist Brent Monahan situates this 1899 triple murder mystery on Jekyl Island, an idyllic spot off the Georgia coast. After a member of a multimillionaire's club is struck down, local sheriff John Le Brun is called in to validate the "accident." But old Civil War vet Le Brun refuses to connive in a cover-up, even if J.P. Morgan is staring down his snoot. Monahan deserves a Pulitzer just for discovering his locale: The elite Jekyl Island Club really did exist: During this period, its 100 Novelist Brent Monahan situates this 1899 triple murder mystery on Jekyl Island, an idyllic spot off the Georgia coast. After a member of a multimillionaire's club is struck down, local sheriff John Le Brun is called in to validate the "accident." But old Civil War vet Le Brun refuses to connive in a cover-up, even if J.P. Morgan is staring down his snoot. Monahan deserves a Pulitzer just for discovering his locale: The elite Jekyl Island Club really did exist: During this period, its 100 members controlled as much as one-sixth of the nation's wealth! Books, Fiction~~Mystery & Detective~~Historical, Jekyl-Island-Club~~Brent-Monahan, 499852, Jekyl Island Club, Brent Monahan, Gordon Van Gelder (Editor), Designed by Kate Thompson, 0312276982, St. Martin's Press, , , , , St. Martin's Press

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[EAN: 9780312276980], Gebraucht, guter Zustand, [PU: Minotaur Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.], THE JERKYL ISLAND CLUB BRENT MONAHAN MORGAN J PIERPONT JOHN 1837-1913 FICTION PULITZER JOSEPH 1847-1911 CAPITALISM AND FINANCIERS BRUNSWICK GEORGIA RICH PEOPLE SHERIFFS, Fiction|Historical, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|General, Very Good Trade Paper Back. 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall. Clean text/tight binding/all pages intact/creasing on spine/light wear and edgewear/crease on front cover. At the turn of the century, Jerkyl Island, located on the Georgia coast, was the exclusive playground of the very rich--the club's one hundred members controlled one-sixth of thenation's wealth.

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The Jekyl Island Club
Author:

Monahan, Brent

Title:

The Jekyl Island Club

ISBN:

0312276982

Rich in period detail and cleverly plotted, this whodunit is set among society's highest ranks in 1899 on the idyllic Georgia coast. When a member of the Jekyl Island Club dies in a suspicious hunting accident, Sheriff John Le Brun squares off with America's biggest captain of industry. Could the vacationing J.P. Morgan have been the one to pull the trigger?

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780312276980
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0312276982
Paperback
Publishing year: 2000
Publisher: Minotaur Books
304 Pages
Weight: 0,295 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0312276982

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0-312-27698-2, 978-0-312-27698-0

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