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The Resource The Afghan, Frederick Forsyth

The Afghan, Frederick Forsyth

Label
The Afghan
Title
The Afghan
Statement of responsibility
Frederick Forsyth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When British and American intelligence catch wind of a major Al Qaeda operation in the works, they instantly galvanize--but to do what? They know nothing about it: the what, where, or when. They have no sources in Al Qaeda, and it's impossible to plant someone. Impossible, unless-- The Afghan is Izmat Khan, a five-year prisoner of Guantánamo Bay and a former senior commander of the Taliban. The Afghan is also Colonel Mike Martin, a twenty-five-year veteran of war zones around the world--a dark, lean man born and raised in Iraq. In an attempt to stave off disaster, the intelligence agencies will try to do what no one has ever done before--pass off a Westerner as an Arab among Arabs."--Publisher description
Summary
When British and American intelligence uncover rumors of a major Al Qaeda operation, they enlist the assistance of Colonel Mike Martin, a veteran military officer born and raised in Iraq, to assume the identity of Afghan terrorist Izmat Khan, a prisoner at Guantanamo and former senior commander of the Taliban, in order to infiltrate the terrorist organization
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
146652
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6056.O699
LC item number
A69 2006b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The Afghan, Frederick Forsyth
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2565059
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780399153945
Lccn
2006046357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68133387
  • (OCoLC)68133387
Label
The Afghan, Frederick Forsyth
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2565059
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780399153945
Lccn
2006046357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68133387
  • (OCoLC)68133387

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