The Resource Red sparrow, Jason Matthews

Red sparrow, Jason Matthews

Label
Red sparrow
Title
Red sparrow
Statement of responsibility
Jason Matthews
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Russian state intelligence officer Dominika Egorova struggles to survive in the bureaucracy of post-Soviet intelligence. Drafted against her will to become a trained seductress in the service, Dominika is assigned to operate against Nathaniel Nash, a CIA officer who handles the CIA's most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The two young intelligence officers collide in an atmosphere of tradecraft, deception, and a forbidden spiral of carnal attraction that threatens their careers
Member of
Summary
Former ballerina Dominika Egorova serves Vladimir Putin's regime by seducing, then spying on, enemies of the state. CIA officer Nate Nash has been reassigned to Helsinki after nearly blowing the cover of a highly valuable Russian mole, and this is where Dominika latches on, determined to learn the mole's identity. But Dominika is more than a pretty lady -- she's smart, and her synesthesia allows her to tell when someone is lying. As they try to outwit and out-spy each other, readers are treated to vivid, authentic details of spycraft. Author Jason Matthews knows his stuff -- he worked for the CIA for more than 30 years -- and there are shades of John le Carré in his writing. - Description by Shauna Griffin
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Storyline
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Award
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American Author, 2014.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2014.
  • Thriller Award for Best First Novel, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10176825
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matthews, Jason
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dominika Egorova and Nathaniel Nash novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intelligence officers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Moscow (Russia)
Target audience
adult
Label
Red sparrow, Jason Matthews
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.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
550 pages
Isbn
9781471166129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Red sparrow, Jason Matthews
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.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
550 pages
Isbn
9781471166129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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