Big Guns: A Novel by Steve Israel

By Steve Israel

From Steve Israel, the congressman-turned-novelist who writes “in the full-tilt kind of Carl Hiaasen” (The Washington Post), comes a comic book story concerning the potent firearm undefined, a small new york city, and Washington politics.

When Chicago’s Mayor Michael Rodriguez starts off a countrywide crusade to prohibit handguns from America’s towns, cities, and villages, Otis Cogsworth, the rich chairman and CEO of Cogsworth overseas palms concerns in regards to the results on his corporation. In reaction he and lobbyist Sunny McCarthy persuade an Arkansas congressman to introduce federal laws mandating that each American needs to personal a firearm. occasions quickly escalate.

Asabogue’s Mayor Lois Leibowitz passes an ordinance to prohibit weapons within the town—right in Otis Cogsworth’s yard. Otis retaliates via orchestrating a remember election opposed to Lois and Jack Steele, a wealthy city resident, runs opposed to her. even supposing the election is for the mayor of a village on new york, Steele brings within the tremendous weapons of yank politics to defeat Lois: political specialists, large PACs, and celebrities. quickly, hundreds of thousands of pro-gun and anti-gun partisans descend on Asabogue, besides an collection of seriously armed rightwing militias and the nationwide information media. Bucolic Asabogue turns into a tinderbox. in the meantime, Washington politicians in either events are stuck among a amazing gun foyer whose aid they wish for reelection and the absurdity of requiring that each American with waivers for kids lower than age 4 hold a gun. What ensues is a discomfiting, hilarious indictment of the kingdom of yank politics.

Former manhattan Congressman, Steve Israel has firsthand wisdom of the cynicism and corruption on the middle of our political process. Big Guns will make you chortle, will make you indignant, and may make you're thinking that as you turn the pages swifter and swifter to determine what occurs next.

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