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The accomplice, Joseph Kanon

Label
The accomplice
Title
The accomplice
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Kanon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seventeen years after the fall of the Third Reich, Max Weill has never forgotten the atrocities he saw as a prisoner at Auschwitz -- nor the face of Dr Otto Schramm, a camp doctor who worked with Mengele on appalling experiments and who sent Max's family to the gas chambers. As the war came to a close, Schramm was one of the many high-ranking former-Nazi officers who managed to escape Germany for new lives in South America. There, leaders like Argentina's Juan Peron gave them safe harbour and new identities. With his life nearing its end, Max asks his nephew Aaron Wiley -- an American CIA desk analyst -- to complete the task Max never could: to track down Otto in Argentina, capture him and bring him back to Germany to stand trial. Unable to deny Max, Aaron travels to Buenos Aires and discovers a city where Nazis thrive in plain sight, mingling with Argentine high society. He ingratiates himself with Otto's alluring but wounded daughter, whom he is convinced is hiding her father. Enlisting the help of a German newspaper reporter, an Israeli agent and the obliging CIA station chief in Buenos Aires, Aaron hunts for Otto. Unable to distinguish allies from enemies, Aaron will ultimately have to discover not only Otto, but the boundaries of his own personal morality, how far he is prepared to go to render justice
Summary
Entreated by his dying Auschwitz-survivor uncle to track down a Nazi war criminal who committed atrocities at the side of Mengele, a rogue CIA agent investigates the hidden scientist’s alluring daughter to uncover complicated truths
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10822457
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kanon, Joseph
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • War criminals
  • Nazi hunters
  • War criminals
  • Nazis
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Target audience
adult
Label
The accomplice, Joseph Kanon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066203949
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781471162657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1085594293
Label
The accomplice, Joseph Kanon
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066203949
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781471162657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1085594293

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