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Protect and Defend

(2000)
(The second book in the Kerry Kilcannon series)
A novel by

 
 
'She was a girl, really, with short red hair and a waif-like slimness. But despite the flowered dress she wore, her belly had begun to show. Immobile, the girl gazed at the clinic as though it were a thousand miles away.' The young woman is Mary Ann Tierney. She is fifteen years old. Within days her name will be known to millions across America, her court case a television must-watch for everyone from the President downwards. As Mary Ann takes on her own parents and the constitutional law of the United States in a desperate bid to protect her future right to bear children, the ramifications of 'the Tierney case' bring a threat to the new President, Kerry Kilcannon, to his nominee for Chief Justice, Caroline Masters, and to his main rival for the Presidency, Senator Chad Palmer. All have dangerous secrets in their past, secrets that would not only threaten careers, but bring death and tragedy to innocent lives.

Genre: Thriller
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Praise for this book

"Lightening in a bottle... you can't put the damn thing down, and you don't want to." - Stephen King

"An important novel on passion and politics... appeals to both the intellect and the heart." - Amy Tan


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Used availability for Richard North Patterson's Protect and Defend

Hardback Editions

September 2003 : USA Library Binding

Title: Protect and Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-606-28666-7 / 978-0-606-28666-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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October 2001 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Protect and Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-613-70866-0 / 978-0-613-70866-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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January 2001 : UK Hardback
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Title: Protect And Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-09-180152-4 / 978-0-09-180152-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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December 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Protect and Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-679-45044-0 / 978-0-679-45044-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
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December 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Protect and Defend: A Novel
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-375-43099-7 / 978-0-375-43099-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Protect and Defend (Large Print)
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-7394-1416-X / 978-0-7394-1416-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

October 2001 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Protect and Defend (Kerry Kilcannon)
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-345-40479-3 / 978-0-345-40479-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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November 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Protect And Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-09-917552-5 / 978-0-09-917552-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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October 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: PROTECT AND DEFEND : A NOVEL
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-345-44881-2 / 978-0-345-44881-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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January 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Protect And Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-09-179408-0 / 978-0-09-179408-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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January 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Protect And Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-09-180041-2 / 978-0-09-180041-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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2001 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Protect and Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-09-943449-0 / 978-0-09-179408-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ballantine
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Audio Editions

2004 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Protect and Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 1-4159-0047-7 / 978-1-4159-0047-5 (USA edition)
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May 2001 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Protect and Defend: A Novel
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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May 2001 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Protect and Defend: A Novel
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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May 2001 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Protect and Defend: A Novel
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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January 2001 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Protect and Defend: A Novel
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
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January 2001 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Protect and Defend: A Novel
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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January 2001 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Protect and Defend: A Novel
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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December 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Protect and Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
ISBN: 0-375-41676-5 / 978-0-375-41676-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audible
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December 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Protect and Defend: A Novel
Author(s): Richard North Patterson, Patricia Kalember
ISBN: 0-375-41678-1 / 978-0-375-41678-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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December 2000 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Protect and Defend : A Novel
Author(s): Richard North Patterson, Patricia Kalember
ISBN: 0-375-41677-3 / 978-0-375-41677-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

March 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Protect And Defend
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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August 2003 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Protect and Defend (Kerry Kilcannon)
Author(s): Richard North Patterson
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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