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The Wolf And The Watchman A Father A Son And The Cia

Author : Scott C. Johnson
ISBN : 9780393349436
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A former Newsweek foreign correspondent describes how the ongoing deception he lived with as a teenager after learning his father was a spy for the CIA led him to a career in uncovering truths around the world.

The Wolf And The Watchman

Author : Niklas Natt och Dag
ISBN : 9781473682139
Genre : Fiction
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'A remarkable debut novel' Sunday Times 'The best historical thriller I've read in twenty years' A.J. Finn 'A thrilling, unnerving, clever and beautiful story. Reading it is like giving a little gift to oneself' Fredrik Backman The year is 1793, Stockholm. King Gustav of Sweden has been assassinated, years of foreign wars have emptied the treasuries, and the realm is governed by a self-interested elite, leaving its citizens to suffer. On the streets, malcontent and paranoia abound. A body is found in the city's swamp by a watchman, Mickel Cardell, and the case is handed over to investigator Cecil Winge, who is dying of consumption. Together, Winge and Cardell become embroiled in a brutal world of guttersnipes and thieves, mercenaries and madams, and one death will expose a city rotten with corruption beneath its powdered and painted veneer. The Wolf and the Watchman depicts the capacity for cruelty in the name of survival or greed - but also the capacity for love, friendship, and the desire for a better world. 'An unexpected masterpiece, a wild and unusual mix of genres that in one fell swoop succeeds in renewing the entire crime fiction genre' Arne Dahl

The Wolf And The Watchman

Author : Scott Johnson
ISBN : 9781921844683
Genre : Fathers and sons
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What happens when a father asks his son to lie for the greater good? Growing up, Scott Johnson always suspected that his dad was different. Only as a teenager did he discover the truth: his father was a spy, one of the CIA's most trusted officers. And, as Scott came to realise, his father had been living a double life for so long that his lies were hard to separate from the truth. When an adult Scott embarked on a career as a war correspondent, he found himself returning to many of the troubled countries of his youth. In the dusty streets of Pakistan and Afghanistan, amid the cold urbanity of Yugoslavia, and down the mysterious alleys of Mexico City, he came face to face with his father's murky past - and his own complicity in it. The Wolf and the Watchman is a provocative, meditative reckoning on truth, deception, and manipulation, and the fidelities we owe to ourselves and to our families. It is also an intensely personal story of a bond between father and son that endured in the shadow of one of the world's most secretive and unforgiving institutions.

The Watchman

Author : James A. Maitland
ISBN : OXFORD:600071619
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Dream Watchman

Author : Serena Wilder
ISBN : 9781612048611
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A family curse caused a thirteen year old girl to be transported to the 17th century in a place full of wicked sorcerers.

Bad Wolf Boxed Set

Author : Tim McGregor
Genre : Fiction
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Collected together, the Bad Wolf Chronicles is complete. "Astonishing Werewolf/cop drama!" --Goodreads reviewer A newly appointed homicide detective, a veteran detective and his 17-year old daughter have their lives turned upside-down when a beast from a storybook comes stalking out of a primeval forest. Bad Wolf Pale Wolf Last Wolf Author's Note: Bad Wolf is the first in a trilogy. It's a genre mash-up, splicing werewolf horror into a hard-boiled police procedural. Imagine Se7en meeting The Wolf Man. It's a fast-paced story about two detectives learning to get along while they track down a killer who turns out to be a monster.

Allegory Of Survival

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ISBN : 9781621969860
Genre : Korean drama
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The Watchman Fell Asleep

Author : Uri Bar-Joseph
ISBN : 0791464822
Genre : Political Science
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Examines how Israel was caught by surprise in the opening stages of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

Korea Journal

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007122885
Genre : Korea
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An Unspoken Hunger

Author : Terry Tempest Williams
ISBN : 9781101912430
Genre : Nature
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The acclaimed author of Refuge here weaves together a resonant and often rhapsodic manifesto on behalf of the landscapes she loves, combining the power of her observations in the field with her personal experience—as a woman, a Mormon, and a Westerner. Through the grace of her stories we come to see how a lack of intimacy with the natural world has initiated a lack of intimacy with each other. Williams shadows lions on the Serengeti and spots night herons in the Bronx. She pays homage to the rogue spirits of Edward Abbey and Georgia O’Keeffe, contemplates the unfathomable wildness of bears, and directs us to a politics of place. The result is an utterly persuasive book—one that has the power to change the way we live upon the earth.

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