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Liar's candle, August Thomas

Label
Liar's candle
Title
Liar's candle
Statement of responsibility
August Thomas
Title variation
Liars candle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Reminiscent of the work of John le Carre and Olen Steinhauser, this brilliant debut novel features a young State Department intern on the run in Turkey, trying to outwit and outmaneuver everyone from the Turkish president to Islamic extremists to the CIA. Racing to keep from being killed and to uncover the truth, Penny Kessler reluctantly partners with Connor Beauregard, a rookie CIA officer on his first overseas assignment. But the two won't survive unless they can trust each other and keep their wits about them. Print run 5,000
  • Penny Kessler, an intern at the US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, wakes up in a hospital after the Embassy was the target of a devastating terrorist attack that killed hundreds. Suddenly, everyone is intensely interested in what Penny knows. But as she struggles to piece together her memories, she discovers that Zach Robson, the young diplomat she'd been falling for all summer, went missing during the attack. And CIA official Christina Ekdahl wants people to believe Zach was a traitor. Now her own government wants her dead. Penny reluctantly partners with Connor Beauregard, a rookie CIA officer on his first overseas assignment
Summary
Penny Kessler, a young intern at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, wakes up in a hospital on the morning of July 5 to find herself at the center of an international crisis. The day before, the Embassy was the target of a devastating terrorist attack that killed hundreds. Racing to keep from being killed and to uncover the truth, Penny reluctantly partners with a rookie CIA officer.
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10651212
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3620.H62464
LC item number
L53 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Liar's candle, August Thomas
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
6084640
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781471167034
Lccn
2017061722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)989963922
Label
Liar's candle, August Thomas
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
6084640
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781471167034
Lccn
2017061722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)989963922

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