The Navigator

The Navigator

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Wall Street comes to Washington in Michael Pocalyko's The Navigator.

On the darkest night of 1945, a 20-year-old B-24 navigator assists in the liberation of a German concentration camp. His haunting trauma is prologue to destiny.

Flash forward to present-day Manhattan. Warren Hunter, reigning master of the financial universe, is poised to close the world's first trillion dollar deal. ViroSat is the Street's biggest-ever technology play--an entirely new worldwide communication system. It will catapult his investment bank and the global economy into a bright future . . . if the deal goes through.

In Washington, ViroSat captures the attention of Senate political aide Julia Toussaint. Meanwhile, battered tech start-up veteran Rick Yeager has just landed his dream job at a mysterious but well-connected financial firm whose partners want a piece of the action.

Warren, Julia, and Rick are caught in a web of intrigue, money, power, and dangerous secrets. Coincidences are not what they seem as the past collides with the present in a way that will change their lives forever.

A gripping story written by a consummate insider from both Washington and Wall Street, Michael Pocalyko's The Navigator is a furiously-paced parable of our troubled age.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 26mm | 503g
  • St. Martins Press-3pl
  • New York
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0765394057
  • 9780765394057

About Michael Pocalyko

MICHAEL POCALYKO is CEO of Monticello Capital, a boutique investment bank. He's been a combat aviator, Navy commander, political candidate, venture capitalist, and global corporate chair. He has degrees from Muhlenberg, Harvard, and Wharton, and lives in northern Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.
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Review quote

"Wall Street. Washington. Intelligence. The Navigator gives you the smartest, wildest ride of your life." --Norb Vonnegut, bestselling author of The Trust

"Pocalyko knows Wall Street and Washington and it shows in The Navigator. He skillfully weaves a web of intrigue that brings together both of those fascinating worlds in a neat, fast-paced package. The plot is deftly conceived and artfully executed, the action is everywhere, the characters are compelling and the ending is worth the wait." --Stephen Frey, New York Times bestselling author of Heaven's Fury

"A powerful first novel and the debut of an exciting new talent." --Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Six Years

"Pocalyko was one tough dog back in the day when I jumped out of his helicopter--and no, you aren't cleared to know where and why. There's no better, more hard-hitting insider in finance, the intelligence community, or Washington politics. The Navigator is a brilliant novel, fast-paced, haunting, and as well executed as a night drop. Enjoy the ride, because here comes the deal of the century." --Richard Marcinko, New York Times bestselling author of Rogue Warrior: Blood Lies

"If you have any interest in high-powered businessmen or political leaders, you need to read this page-turner of a novel. It's a breakthrough in our emotional understanding of the impact history makes on our troubled emotional and financial present, while deeply affirming our future." --Justin A. Frank, M.D., New York Times Bestselling Author of Bush on the Couch and Obama on the Couch

"The combination of politics, international finance and intelligence make The Navigator a smart and fascinating read." --Kitty Pilgrim, international journalist, former CNN anchor, and bestselling novelist, author of The Explorer's Code and The Stolen Chalice.
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