The Resource American assassin, Vince Flynn

American assassin, Vince Flynn

Label
American assassin
Title
American assassin
Statement of responsibility
Vince Flynn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Before he was considered a CIA superagent, before he was thought of as a terrorist's worst nightmare, and before he was both loathed and admired by the politicians on Capitol Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world . . . and then tragedy struck. Two decades of cutthroat, partisan politics has left the CIA and the country in an increasingly vulnerable position. Cold War veteran and CIA Operations Director Thomas Stansfield knows he must prepare his people for the next war. The rise of Islamic terrorism is coming, and it needs to be met abroad before it reaches America's shores. Stansfield directs his protégé, Irene Kennedy, and his old Cold War colleague, Stan Hurley, to form a new group of clandestine operatives who will work outside the normal chain of command--men who do not exist.What type of man is willing to kill for his country without putting on a uniform? Kennedy finds him in the wake of the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack. Two-hundred and seventy souls perished that cold December night, and thousands of family and friends were left searching for comfort. Mitch Rapp was one of them, but he was not interested in comfort. He wanted retribution. Six months of intense training has prepared him to bring the war to the enemy's doorstep, and he does so with brutal efficiency. Rapp starts in Istanbul, where he assassinates the Turkish arms dealer who sold the explosives used in the Pan Am attack. Rapp then moves onto Hamburg with his team and across Europe, leaving a trail of bodies. All roads lead to Beirut, though, and what Rapp doesn't know is that the enemy is aware of his existence and has prepared a trap. The hunter is about to become the hunted, and Rapp will need every ounce of skill and cunning if he is to survive the war-ravaged city and its various terrorist factions
Member of
Summary
Syracuse University student Mitch Rapp broods over the deaths of his girlfriend and thirty-four other classmates on the bombed Pan Am Flight 103, until he is recruited and trained by the CIA and receives his first assignment--to kill the Turkish arms dealer who sold the bomb that killed his friends
Pace
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
360146
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flynn, Vince
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Mitch Rapp novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rapp, Mitch
  • Intelligence officers
  • Terrorism
Target audience
adult
Label
American assassin, Vince Flynn
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 435 pages
Isbn
9781501180804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781849830348
Label
American assassin, Vince Flynn
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 435 pages
Isbn
9781501180804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781849830348

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