Last Days of the Condor

Last Days of the Condor

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Look in the mirror: You're nobody anybody knows. You know pursuing the truth will get you killed. But you refuse to just fade away.So you're designated an enemy of the largest secret national security apparatus in America's history. Good guys or bad guys, it doesn't matter: All assassins' guns are aimed at you. And you run for your life branded with the code name you made iconic: "Condor."Everyone you care about is pulled into the gunsights. The CIA star young enough to be your daughter-she might shoot you or save you. The savvy political aide who lets love trump the law. The lonely woman your romantic dreams make a fugitive. The Middle Eastern child warrior you mentored into a master spy."Last Days of the Condor "is the bullet-paced, ticking clock saga of America on the edge of our most startling spy world revolution since 9/11. Set in the savage streets and Kafkaesque corridors of Washington, DC, shot through with sex and suspense, with secret agent tradecraft and full-speed action, with hunters and the hunted, "Last Days of the Condor" is a breakneck saga of America's secrets from muckraking investigative reporter and author James Grady.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 476.27g
  • FORGE
  • English
  • 076537840X
  • 9780765378408
  • 1,401,793

About James Grady

JAMES GRADY is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Six Days of the Condor," which became the Robert Redford movie "Three Days Of The Condor." Besides working as a screenwriter for CBS, FX, HBO, and major studios, his journalism includes street time as a muckraker for columnist Jack Anderson after Watergate and being a cultural columnist for AOL's PoliticsDaily.com. Born and raised in Montana, Grady and his wife, writer Bonnie Goldstein, live inside DC's Beltway.show more

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"Last Days of the Condor shoots high-caliber, nonstop suspense and action from the first to the last sentence, a page-turning, ultramodern, sexy spy thriller with compelling, multigenerational characters fighting to save themselves and our shadowed American dream. Terrific!" --Stephen Hunter, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Point of Impact""Grady is a master of intrigue." --John Grisham, international bestselling author of "Gray Mountain""James Grady [is] the king of the modern espionage thriller." --George Pelecanos, award-winning writer/producer of "The Wire""Lean, edgy and sassy... Grady is a master of the CIA genre." --Kai Bird, Pulitzer Prize winning biographer and historian, author of "The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames "show more

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LOOK IN THE MIRROR: You're nobody. You know pursuing the truth will get you killed. But you refuse to just fade away.You've been designated an enemy of the largest secret national security apparatus in America's history. All assassins' guns are aimed at you. You run for your life, branded with the code name you made iconic: "Condor."Everyone you care about is a potential target or your killer. The CIA star young enough to be your daughter she might shoot you or save you. The savvy political aide who lets love trump the law. The lonely woman forced to become a fugitive because of your romantic dreams. The Middle Eastern child warrior you mentored into a master spy."Last Days of the Condor" is the pulse-pounding saga of America on the edge of a startling spy world revolution. Set in the savage streets and Kafkaesque corridors of Washington, DC, shot through with sex and suspense, with secret agent tradecraft and full-speed action, " Last Days of the Condor" is a breakneck saga of America's secrets by muckraking investigative reporter and novelist James Grady.?"show more

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201 ratings
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5 14% (29)
4 23% (46)
3 35% (71)
2 18% (37)
1 9% (18)
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