The Committee

by Sterling Watson
The Committee
  • ISBN-13: 9781617757686
  • Author(s): Sterling Watson
  • Subject: Crime & mystery
  • Publisher: Akashic Books
  • Imprint: Akashic Books
  • Publication Date: 16-01-2020
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£15.99
In a sleepy late 1950s Florida university city, ordinary lives are suddenly disrupted by the nefarious workings of a shadowy group of men, The Committee, who use the powers of government and the police to investigate and reveal the most private acts of innocent men and women. Set against the backdrop of political turmoil and the clash of classes and cultures - Southern, academic, patrician, and demimonde - The Committee pits Professor Tom Stall a colleague, a university president, and an old friend turned deadly enemy in a struggle for the soul of a town, a university, and an ideal.
About the book

In a sleepy late 1950s Florida university city, ordinary lives are suddenly disrupted by the nefarious workings of a shadowy group of men, The Committee, who use the powers of government and the police to investigate and reveal the most private acts of innocent men and women. Set against the backdrop of political turmoil and the clash of classes and cultures - Southern, academic, patrician, and demimonde - The Committee pits Professor Tom Stall a colleague, a university president, and an old friend turned deadly enemy in a struggle for the soul of a town, a university, and an ideal.