The Road to Omaha

The Road to Omaha

Book - 1993
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Robert Ludlum's wayward hero, the outrageous General MacKenzie Hawkins, returns with a diabolical scheme to right a very old wrong--and wreak vengeance on the [redacted] who drummed him out of the military. Discovering a long-buried 1878 treaty with an obscure Indian tribe, the Hawk, a.k.a. Chief Thunder Head, hatches a brilliant plot that will ultimately bring him and his reluctant legal eagle, Sam Devereaux, before the Supreme Court. Their goal is to reclaim a choice piece of American real estate: the state of Nebraska, which just so happens to be the headquarters of the U.S. Strategic Air Command. Their outraged opposition will be no less than the CIA, the Pentagon, and the White House. And only one thing is certain: Ludlum will keep us in nonstop suspense--and side-splitting laughter--through the very last page.
 
Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Road to Omaha
 
"A very funny book . . . No character is minor: They're all hilarious." -- Houston Chronicle
 
"Don't ever begin a Ludlum novel if you have to go to work the next day." -- Chicago Sun-Times
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1993, c1992
ISBN: 9780553560442
Characteristics: xv, 570 p

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gruessgott Feb 14, 2013

If you like satire, often bordering on slapstick, this is the book for you. It, sometimes is a bit wordy, but, in general, a fun read.

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RichardPaul
Jan 24, 2011

The Road to Omaha ---- by Robert Ludlum c - 1992 ---- This story is so funny I could not put it down. ---- A Great Read! ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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bstudent
Jan 11, 2011

kind of comical actually and a sequel to "the road to gandolpho" which is a better read. a fun read though.

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