Republic: A Novel of America's Future by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Approx. 137,100 words.
Published on December 7, 2009.
Ken Murphy is a 45 year-old widower and senior manager at a computer chip manufacturer in quiet Highview, West Virginia. The local economy is thrown into a tailspin when the plant is suddenly shut down.
Murphy must fight for healthcare for his terminally ill son. As he tries to save his son’s life, he is dragged into a deeper conflict between the forces that are ripping our nation apart.