Marco Polo, if you can

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Doubleday,
Pub. Date:
1982.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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Master of espionage fiction and National Book Award winner William F. Buckley Jr. brings us another in his best-selling series starring the intrepid CIA agent Blackford Oakes. When a shadowy Russian mole threatens to undermine the free world's defenses by infiltrating President Eisenhower's National Security Counsel, CIA super-secret agent Blackford Oakes is called in to unmask the imposter. Then, Oakes turns the tables on the Communists by piloting a U-2 spy plane on a Gary Powers-style one-way mission behind the Iron Curtain. Sentenced to death and trapped in the depths of the Lubyanka prison, Oakes may have turned his last trick. Or has he?
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subject_facet Electronic books, Fiction, Intelligence service -- United States -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Oakes, Blackford (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Spy stories
title_display Marco Polo, if you can
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