The Resource A most wanted man, John Le Carrâe, (electronic resource)

A most wanted man, John Le Carrâe, (electronic resource)

Label
A most wanted man
Title
A most wanted man
Statement of responsibility
John Le Carrâe
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New spies with new loyalties, old spies with old ones; terror as the new mantra; decent people wanting to do good, but caught in the moral maze; all the sound, rational reasons for doing the inhuman thing; the recognition that we cannot safely love, or pity, and remain good "patriots" -- this is the fabric of John le Carré's fiercely compelling and current novel A Most Wanted Man. A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse around his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer, determines to save Issa from deportation. Soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career -- or safety. In pursuit of Issa's mysterious past, she confronts the incongruous Tommy Brue, the sixty-year-old scion of Brue Frères, a failing British bank based in Hamburg. Annabel, Issa and Brue form an unlikely alliance -- and a triangle of impossible love is born. Meanwhile, scenting a sure kill in the "War on Terror, " the rival spies of Germany, England and America converge upon the innocents. Thrilling, compassionate, peopled with characters the listener never wants to let go, A Most Wanted Man is a work of deep humanity and uncommon relevance to our times
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1931-
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Le Carrâe, John
Dewey number
823/.914
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Roger Rees
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1944-2015
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  • Rees, Roger
  • hoopla digital
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  • Intelligence officers
  • Germany
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
A most wanted man, John Le Carrâe, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11752692
Dimensions
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (660 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780743579261
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752692
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752692
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
A most wanted man, John Le Carrâe, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11752692
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (660 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743579261
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752692
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752692
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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