The Resource Play the red queen, Juris Jurjevics

Play the red queen, Juris Jurjevics

Label
Play the red queen
Title
Play the red queen
Statement of responsibility
Juris Jurjevics
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Viet Nam, 1963. A female Viet Cong assassin is trawling the boulevards of Saigon, catching US Army officers off-guard with a single pistol shot, then riding off on the back of a scooter. Although the US military is not officially in combat, sixteen thousand American servicemen are stationed in Viet Nam "advising" the military and government. Among them are Ellsworth Miser and Clovis Robeson, two army investigators who have been tasked with tracking down the daring killer. Set in the besieged capital of a new nation on the eve of the coup that would bring down the Diem regime and launch the Americans into the Viet Nam War, Play the Red Queen is Juris Jurjevics's capstone contribution to a lifelong literary legacy: a tour-de-force mystery-cum-social history, breathtakingly atmospheric and heartbreakingly alive with the laws and lawlessness of war
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jurjevics, Juris
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Female assassins
  • Americans
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • Vietnam (Republic)
Label
Play the red queen, Juris Jurjevics
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Vietnam 1963: Two American GI cops are caught in the corrupt cauldron of a civil war stoked red hot by revolution"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780857304094
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Play the red queen, Juris Jurjevics
Publication
Note
"Vietnam 1963: Two American GI cops are caught in the corrupt cauldron of a civil war stoked red hot by revolution"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780857304094
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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