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Chinese Chess: A Novel Threat to America

Joseph Pilarski

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ISBN 10: 0595482112 / ISBN 13: 9780595482115
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Title: Chinese Chess: A Novel Threat to America

Publisher: iUniverse

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Paperback. 380 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 5.7in. x 1.1in.Chinese Chess is a non-linear, multi-mode thriller about a potential nuclear attack on American soil by a foreign power. Several characters begin their stories independently, and inevitably become woven into each others lives through prose, interior monolog, poetry, song lyrics, press clippings, and dreamscapes. Observations, recollections, and intuition shift in a kaleidoscope style. Fanciful, intriguing, sensual, dramatic. Jan Roman is a retired U. S. executive vacationing in Aruba. He begins to have apocalyptic nightmares that culminate in an insight that America may be vulnerable to a nuclear attack. He writes the Pentagon, Homeland Security and the White House and requests to speak to someone to whom he could divulge his insight. No one replies. He then comes up with an idea to write a novel about his insight, but chooses a clever scheme that would warn America without divulging the details of the potential attack to the public and to its enemies. Unbeknownst to him; reality unfolds according to the plot outlined in his book. . . The story moves between America, Canada, Aruba, Barbados, Israel, Iran, Lebanon, Iraq, Spain, England, Kenya, Tanzania and Somalia as part of a global chase and intrigue to discover Americas vulnerability to a nuclear threat. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595482115

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Synopsis: 'Chinese Chess' is a non-linear, multi-mode thriller about a potential nuclear attack on American soil by a foreign power. Several characters begin their stories independently, and inevitably become woven into each other's lives through prose, interior monolog, poetry, song lyrics, press clippings, and dreamscapes. Observations, recollections, and intuition shift in a kaleidoscope style. Fanciful, intriguing, sensual, dramatic.Jan Roman is a retired U.S. executive vacationing in Aruba. He begins to have apocalyptic nightmares that culminate in an insight that America may be vulnerable to a nuclear attack. He writes the Pentagon, Homeland Security and the White House and requests to speak to someone to whom he could divulge his insight. No one replies. He then comes up with an idea to write a novel about his insight, but chooses a clever scheme that would warn America without divulging the details of the potential attack to the public and to its enemies.Unbeknownst to him; reality unfolds according to the plot outlined in his book...The story moves between America, Canada, Aruba, Barbados, Israel, Iran, Lebanon, Iraq, Spain, England, Kenya, Tanzania and Somalia as part of a global chase and intrigue to discover America's vulnerability to a nuclear threat.

About the Author: Joseph Pilarski is the author of Chinese Chess, The Truth and The Practical God and Don't Spill the Sugar.Born in Poland in 1947, Joseph moved to Barbados in 1957 and to Canada in 1963.Joseph graduated from the University of Toronto, majoring in Psychology and Near Eastern studies. He started his working career with IBM in Toronto in 1969. He left IBM in 1976 to form one of the first independent Canadian information technology consulting companies.During his 30 years in the computing industry, Joseph was literally part of the history of computing. His career culminated in the .com era as Chairman and CEO of a TSE-listed Internet company. Although born after WWll, as a young boy in Poland, Joseph was exposed to many post war documentaries, including actual footage shot by the Nazis in the concentration camps.In parallel with his daily life in Canada, Joseph spent many years wondering how and why evil is able to dominate our human existence and why we seem powerless to stop it.This book is part of his effort to come to terms with this issue.

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