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The Lasko Tangent (Christopher Paget, Bk 1)
The Lasko Tangent - Christopher Paget, Bk 1 Author:Richard North Patterson ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1979. — The investigation of a politically powerful industrialist; the death of a key witness; the corruption of a federal agency. These are the explosive elements facing cynical young government lawyer Christopher Paget as he embarks on a mission that will hurl him into a brutal world of murder, kidnapping, and deception.... more » From its intriguing beginnings to its stunning climax, international best-selling author Richard North Patterson's first novel is a taut, gripping thriller about real people forced to face their inner fears and values.« less
The debut novel by Richard North Patterson introduces us to Christopher Kenyon Paget, a young idealistic lawyer who wants the truth at all costs. The trouble is, when he tries to bring down a close ally of the President, the cost may be his own life.
Not quite as deep as his later novels and a quicker read, but still a page-turner.
In the Lasko Tangent, Richard NOrth Patterson has written an unstoppable thriller of one man's fight for justice- the man who became the hero of his phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Degree of Guilt.