Mindstir Media has released Panama’s Rusty Lock: A Novel of the 1984 Presidential Election by Jay Beck, available in paperback and Kindle/Nook formats. The book has garnered some early rave reviews, including this one from a reviewer at Amazon:
“I’ve spent time in Panama, and have to say that this is a “page turner” written by someone who obviously observed and experienced the amazing events that occurred there in the mid-1980’s. As the saying goes, “you can’t make this stuff up,” but even though this book is described as “historical fiction,” in the hands of a master story-teller, sometimes fact is stranger than fiction. Thanks and well done Mr Beck!”
Another 5-star Amazon review praised the book as “full of intrigue and excitement.”
“In 1984, I was part of a team of consultants who worked on the campaign to elect the President of Panama as mandated in the Canal Treaties a few years earlier,” said author Jay Beck. “This account is a story of historical fiction recounting a complex situation where choices were often made using manipulated or incomplete information. The desire to achieve success and power can
corrupt not only individuals but also a society, and that was the environment of the first national Panama election after almost two decades under military rule.”
Panama’s Rusty Lock: A Novel of the 1984 Presidential Election is available at Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com and other fine retailers worldwide. The suggested retail price for the softcover is $15.99. The ebook retails for $2.99. Softcover wholesale orders can be placed through Ingram.
About the author:
Jay Beck, veteran of domestic and international marketing, communications, and political consulting, combines a lifetime of experience into his latest novel, Panama’s Rusty Lock: A Novel of the 1984 Presidential Election. He worked in the Executive Office of the President under Jimmy Carter and is a decorated Vietnam veteran with experience in finance, sports, government, as well as many political campaigns. In 1984 as an international political consultant, he worked in the Panama campaign to elect that nation’s first president in almost two decades. Panama’s Rusty Lock: A Novel of the 1984 Presidential Election is his second novel.
About MindStir Media:
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