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Spy's Life

Porter, Henry

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ISBN 10: 0752838601 / ISBN 13: 9780752838601
Edité par Orion, 2001
Etat : Near Fine Couverture souple
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A bright, tight edition inscribed on the title page. Firmly bound wraps are not creased; though pages are beginning to tan on edges, they are clean & sharp thoughout. N° de réf. du libraire WS13118

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Titre : Spy's Life

Éditeur : Orion

Date d'édition : 2001

Reliure : Soft cover

Etat du livre :Near Fine

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

Type de livre : Book

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Synopsis :

Moments after a mysterious air crash at La Guardia Airport, a cell phone rings out from the wreckage in the East River. Stunned and half dead from cold and drowning, the lone survivor, Robert Harland, wades to the remains of an airline seat where his old friend from the CIA lies dead. He snatches the phone from the body, knowing that it is his only hope of being rescued from the rising tide. This is the first act in a journey of survival for the former British spy who, in the twelve years since he was tortured during the Velvet Revolution, has made a new life for himself. The crash of the UN plane wrenches him back to his past. Was it sabotage, and if so, was Harland the target or someone else?

About the Author:

Henry Porter has written for most national broadsheet newspapers. He was editor of the Atticus column on the Sunday Times, moving to set up the Sunday Correspondent magazine in 1988. He contributes commentary and reportage to the Guardian, Observer, Evening Standard and Sunday Telegraph. He is the British editor of the American magazine Vanity Fair and divides his time between New York and London. Robert Powell won many awards for this portrayal of Jesus in Franco Zeffirelli's Jesus of Nazareth. Further TV appearances include the BBC serial Jude the Obscure, The Detectives and the children's drama Merlin and the Crystal Cave. Films include Harlequin (best actor award), and Imperative (best actor award 1982), Mahler and The Thirty Nine Steps.

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Shaker Mill Books is the annex of The Bookloft in Great Barrington, MA, one of the only independent bookstores in the Berkshires for over 35 years. Located in West Stockbridge, MA, Shaker Mill Books houses nearly ten thousand rare, out-of-print and/or signed books. We specialize in Berskhire Books (many now out-of-print or otherwise unavailable), including local histories and biographies, as well as a large collection of books by nature writer Hal Borland.

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