State of emergency

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New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c1997.
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xiv, 300 pages ; 24 cm.
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Fiction Pieczenik, S
Near a small mountain town in Nevada, a man bulldozes a new forest road to the cheers of his neighbors and the local police. But waiting for him on the other side are three nervous forest rangers and a handful of ATF agents with semiautomatics.In Page, Arizona, Governor Andrew Paul is surprised to find thousands of citizens evacuating the town under the watchful eye of agents from FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He is even more baffled by the fact that no Arizona State Troopers, National Guardsmen or local police are anywhere in sight.It is the July 4th weekend, 2010 A.D., and Governor Joshiah Brigham of Utah is getting angrier by the minute. With the leaders of three other Western states?Colorado, Wyoming, and Arizona*he threatens to secede from the Union. Their bargaining tool'the imminent destruction of the mighty Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Arizona. If the president does not give in to their demands within seventy-two hours, the lives of thousands will be at risk. Their ultimatum'accession of all constitutional rights and full military control of their borders.With the president and the vice president overseas, immediate responsibility falls to the Secretary of State Barbara Reynolds, an African-American diplomat as savvy as she is shrewd. When the western states? National Guard battalions line up against the U.S. Marines in Arizona, Reynolds sends her emissary, Dr. Allison Carter, to negotiate. But Carter finds himself entwined in a web of deceit and betrayal, and faced with more questions than he has answers. Who is actually in control of the secessionist movement? His allies or his enemies?
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Pieczenik, S. R. (1997). State of emergency. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons.

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