The First Commandment (Paperback)

Author: Thor, Brad

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Publisher Pocket Books
Mfg Part# 9781439166307
SKU 211898345
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1439166307
Release Date 8/13/2009
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.25L x 1.5T
Author Info
Brad Thor
Brad Thor's novels have found a large readership in post-9/11 America, and he is often a guest on conservative-leaning television and radio shows. "In my books, when the shackles come off and my guys take it to the terrorists, that's the way I would like to see it [in real life]," he has said. Thor was born in Chicago. In an attempt to please his father, a real estate developer, he majored in business at the University of Southern California. Before graduating in 1992, however, he changed his focus to creative writing. Although he dreamed of publishing a novel one day, he began his career in television, producing and hosting a documentary series called TRAVELING LITE. With his wife's encouragement, in 2002 he completed his first book, THE LIONS OF LUCERNE, which introduced Scot Harvath, an ex-Navy SEAL involved in covert counterterrorism operations. Thor's Harvath novels have since made regular appearances on major bestseller lists, often in the number-one spot. His fans include many members of the nation's counterterrorism and military communities, and while researching his 2009 bestseller, THE APOSTLE, he was invited to embed with a black-ops unit in Afghanistan. Thor, who counts many government officials as personal friends, has participated in the Analytic Red Cell Unit, a Department of Homeland Security program in which writers, computer programmers, and other members of the public helped formulate possible terrorist scenarios and ways to avoid them.
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"Sure to please his many fans and gain new ones; immensely satisfying and highly recommended for all public libraries."
From the Publisher
Annotation Brad Thor beings back his Navy Seal hero, Scot Harvath, for another fast-paced thriller, that once again parallels the current political climate. Harvath is now a Homeland Security agent who finds himself the target of a complex terrorist plot. When the U.S. government refuses to help him, Harvath is forced to take matters into his own hands. Thor is the bestselling author of TAKEDOWN.
Editors Note Navy SEAL turned covert Homeland Security operative Scot Harvath is called to action once again in Brad Thor's sixth exciting political thriller.

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