The Solomon Scandals

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David H. Rothman
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5.5 X 8.5 X 0.82 inches | 1.02 pounds

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About the Author

David H. Rothman's revelations of corrupt federal office leasing practices triggered a congressional investigation and made the ABC and NBC nighttime newscasts. See Rothman has also written a thriller about a genius child soldier, as well as six nonfiction books. He lives in the Washington, D.C., area.


"We get to relish his chatty first-person narrator spinning characterizations of D.C. with the same dark zeal Hammett held for Frisco or Chandler had for Los Angeles." - Ted Scheinman, Washington City Paper.

"Captures the aura of dark nihilism in some quarters of the political world with great power. Here, Solomon casually acknowledges that his building will eventually fall: 'Solomon shrugged and frowned like a pacifist accused of the My Lai massacre. "Of course it's falling down. All buildings fall down someday. All people die someday."' This is a riveting work, mordantly insightful and surprisingly entertaining." - Kirkus Reviews.

"There is exquisite detail attached to the major characters in the book. Social class, regional dialect, gender and non-verbal communication patterns have clearly been given deep thought ... Some fascinating plot twists occur so the element of suspense stays strong throughout the read .... An odd, murky charm ... recalls The Maltese Falcon ..." - Lisa Torem, Pennyblackmusic (