The Tears of Autumn by Charles McCarry audiobook

The Tears of Autumn

By Charles McCarry
Read by Stefan Rudnicki

Blackstone Publishing

The Paul Christopher Novels: Book 2

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Spun with unsettling plausibility from the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and featuring secret agent Paul Christopher,The Tears of Autumnis a tour de force of action and enigma. Christopher, at the height of his powers, believes he knows who arranged the assassination and why. His theory is so destructive of the legend of the dead president, though, and so dangerous to the survival of foreign policy, that he is ordered to desist from investigating. But Christopher is a man who lives by, and for, the truth, and his internal compunctions force him to the heart of the matter.Christopher resigns from the Agency and embarks on a tour of investigation that takes him from Paris to Rome, Zurich, the Congo, and Saigon. Threatened by Kennedy's assassins and by his own government, Christopher follows the scent of his suspicion—one breath behind the truth, one step ahead of discovery and death. The Tears of Autumnis an incisive study of power and a brilliant commentary on the force of illusion, the grip of superstition, and the overwhelming strength of blood and family in the affairs of a nation.

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Summary

Summary

Spun with unsettling plausibility from the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and featuring secret agent Paul Christopher,The Tears of Autumnis a tour de force of action and enigma.

Christopher, at the height of his powers, believes he knows who arranged the assassination and why. His theory is so destructive of the legend of the dead president, though, and so dangerous to the survival of foreign policy, that he is ordered to desist from investigating. But Christopher is a man who lives by, and for, the truth, and his internal compunctions force him to the heart of the matter.Christopher resigns from the Agency and embarks on a tour of investigation that takes him from Paris to Rome, Zurich, the Congo, and Saigon. Threatened by Kennedy's assassins and by his own government, Christopher follows the scent of his suspicion—one breath behind the truth, one step ahead of discovery and death.

The Tears of Autumnis an incisive study of power and a brilliant commentary on the force of illusion, the grip of superstition, and the overwhelming strength of blood and family in the affairs of a nation.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Fascinating, entirely credible…This political thriller catches the reader and commands him to finish.” Peter Benchley, New York Times bestselling author
“There is no better American spy novelist. It’s like the best parts of ten John le Carré novels all put together.” Time
“Ranks up there with le Carré in a select class of two.” Daily Mail (London)
“McCarry’s masterpiece…would be intriguing even if told in pedestrian prose, but the grace of its writing gives it a special dimension…beautifully written, its conspiracy theory still intrigues and it most assuredly is a classic.” Washington Post
“Charles McCarry…resides in the upper echelon of spy fiction’s Mount Olympus.” Boston Globe
“Possibly the greatest espionage novel ever written and certainly the most compelling effort to unravel the many secrets surrounding the assassination of President Kennedy.” Otto Penzler, Edgar Award-winning editor and publisher

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Author

Author Bio: Charles McCarry

Author Bio: Charles McCarry

Charles McCarry is the author of ten critically acclaimed novels and nine nonfiction books. He is a former editor-at-large of National Geographic and has contributed dozens of articles, short stories, and poems to leading national magazines. His op-ed pieces and other essays have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. For ten years he served under deep cover as a CIA operations officer.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 9.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English