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The Resource An American Spy

An American Spy

Label
An American Spy
Title
An American Spy
Statement of responsibility
Olen Steinhauer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Tourist.Three weeks on the New York Times bestseller listLA Times and Publishers Weekly bestsellerNew York Times "Editor's Choice"'The best spy novel I've read that wasn't written by John Le Carré' - Stephen KingMilo Weaver is still haunted by his last job. As an expert assassin for the Department of Tourism, an ultra-secret group of super-spooks buried deep in the corridors of the CIA, he fought to keep himself sane in a paranoid and amoral profession. Now, the Department has been destroyed, and with it Weaver's livelihood. Finally he can spend time with his family - without constantly looking over his shoulder and fixing one eye on the exits. Weaver's former boss is not so settled. For Alan Drummond, Tourism was everything. Now, all he wants is to take revenge on the Chinese spymaster that exploded their operations from within. Weaver tries to persuade him to leave sleeping cells lie, but when Drummond disappears from a London hotel room, Weaver is sucked back down into his old life.Soon, Weaver is sifting through secrets, lies and misinformation. If his time as a Tourist has taught him anything, it's that nothing and no-one can be trusted - even within the CIA itself..
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Summary
When the CIA's Department of Tourism is dismantled by an elaborate Chinese intelligence scheme that has caused numerous agent deaths, survivor Milo Weaver is placed at risk by his former boss, Alan Drummond, who uses one of Milo's aliases to exact revenge
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
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10036805
Cataloging source
DLC
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Steinhauer, Olen
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Milo Weaver trilogy
Series volume
0003
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
An American Spy
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:c5fb7609-6f9f-4680-a352-987f16b09912
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780857894212
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
An American Spy
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c5fb7609-6f9f-4680-a352-987f16b09912
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780857894212
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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