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Author LinkLe Carré, John,1931-
Title LinkA delicate truth / John le CarrĂ©.
Distribution New York : Viking, 2013.
Description 309 pages ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Summary 2008. A counter-terrorist operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted on the British crown colony of Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, a private defense contractor who is also his bosom friend, and a shady American CIA operative of the evangelical far-right. So delicate is the operation that even the Minister’s personal private secretary, Toby Bell, is not cleared for it. Cornwall, UK, 2011. A disgraced Special Forces Soldier delivers a message from the dead. Was Operation Wildlife the success it was cracked up to be--or a human tragedy that was ruthlessly covered up? Summoned by Sir Christopher ("Kit") Probyn, retired British diplomat, to his decaying Cornish manor house, and closely observed by Kit’s beautiful daughter, Emily, Toby must choose between his conscience and duty to his Service. If the only thing necessary to the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing, how can he keep silent?
Subject LinkTerrorism -- Prevention -- Fiction.
LinkWar on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Fiction.
LinkIllegal arms transfers -- Fiction.
LinkSpecial forces (Military science) -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
LinkPolitical corruption -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
LinkUndercover operations -- Fiction.
LinkPolitical fiction.
LinkSuspense fiction.
LinkSpy stories.

System Number 000666907
ISBN Link9780670014897 (hbk.)
Link0670014893 (hbk.)
Link9781101618028 (ebk.)
Link1101618027 (ebk.)

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