The Resource I am Pilgrim, Terry Hayes

I am Pilgrim, Terry Hayes

Label
I am Pilgrim
Title
I am Pilgrim
Statement of responsibility
Terry Hayes
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Can you commit the perfect crime? Pilgrim is the codename for a man who doesn't exist. The adopted son of a wealthy American family, he once headed up a secret espionage unit for US intelligence. Before he disappeared into anonymous retirement, he wrote the definitive book on forensic criminal investigation. But that book will come back to haunt him. It will help NYPD detective Ben Bradley track him down. And it will take him to a rundown New York hotel room where the body of a woman is found facedown in a bath of acid, her features erased, her teeth missing, her fingerprints gone. It is a textbook murder - and Pilgrim wrote the book. What begins as an unusual and challenging investigation will become a terrifying race-against-time to save America from oblivion. Pilgrim will have to make a journey from a public beheading in Mecca to a deserted ruins on the Turkish coast via a Nazi death camp in Alsace and the barren wilderness of the Hindu Kush in search of the faceless man who would commit an appalling act of mass murder in the name of his God
Summary
Suspense Fiction. This explosive thriller starts with the perfect murder -- the victim has had her teeth removed, her identifiable features have been destroyed by acid, and the scene has been liberally sprayed with DNA-destroying disinfectant. But more alarmingly, a jihadist is building a biological weapon he's planning on letting loose in the U.S. The connection between the two is Pilgrim, a retired CIA operative, who's called in to stop the terrorist -- and whose textbook on criminal investigations may have been the blueprint for the murder. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
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Award
British Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year, 2014.
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10304563
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1951-
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Hayes, Terry
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Intelligence officers
  • Terrorism
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
I am Pilgrim, Terry Hayes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051752910
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
703 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780593064955
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)849368009
Label
I am Pilgrim, Terry Hayes
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051752910
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
703 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780593064955
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)849368009

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