The Global War on Morris

The Global War on Morris

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A witty political satire ripped from the headlines and written by Congressman Steve Israel, whoa€™s met the characters, heard the conversations, and seen the plot twists firsthand. Meet Morris Feldstein, a pharmaceutical salesman living and working in western Long Island who loves the Mets, loves his wife Rona, and loves things just the way they are. He doesna€™t enjoy the news; he doesna€™t like to argue. Rona may want to change the world; Morris wants the world to leave him alone. Morris does not make waves. But one day Morris is seduced by a lonely, lovesick receptionist at one of the doctorsa€™ offices along his sales route, and in a moment of weakness charges a non-business expense to his company credit card. No big deal, you might think. Easy mistake. But the governmenta€™s top-secret surveillance program, anchored by a giant, complex supercomputer known as NICK, thinks differently. Eventually NICK begins to thread together the largely disparate and tenuously connected strands of Morrisa€™s lifea€”his friends, family, friendsa€™ friends, his traffic violations, his daughtera€™s political leanings, his wifea€™s new patients, and even his failed romantic endeavorsa€”and Morris becomes the US governmenta€™s new public enemy number one. A hilarious, debut novel from a charismatic author, The Global War on Morris toes the line between recent breaking headlines and a future that is not that difficult to imagine.... to the shoe departments at Bloomingdalea#39;s and Nordstrom, the jewelry counter at Fortunoff, and credit card purchases ... All routine, except for this twist: Victoria Da#39;Amico, medical secretary with access to a treasure trove of pharmaceuticals, anbsp;...

Title:The Global War on Morris
Author:Steve Israel
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2014-12-30


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