The Resource A most wanted man, John Le Carré

A most wanted man, John Le Carré

Label
A most wanted man
Title
A most wanted man
Statement of responsibility
John Le Carré
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Issa is a half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat who is smuggled into Hamburg in the dead of night. He has a large amount of cash in a purse around his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? Annabel, an German civil rights lawyer, is determined to save Issa from deportation, and soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career - or safety. In pursuit of Issa's mysterious past, she confronts Tommy Brue, a 60-year-old scion of Brue Freres, a failing British bank based in Hamburg. While Issa, Annabel and Brue form an unlikely alliance, spies from deep inside the intelligence agencies of three nations
Summary
A Russian Muslim boy is smuggled into Hamburg by night, and his mysterious past draws the attention of a civil rights lawyer, an employee of a failing bank, and spies from three different nations.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
273337
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Le Carré, John
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Intelligence officers
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-
  • Large type books
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
A most wanted man, John Le Carré
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
445 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602853034
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008030913
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781602853034
Label
A most wanted man, John Le Carré
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
445 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602853034
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008030913
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781602853034

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