High jinx

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Doubleday & Co., 1986 - Fiction - 261 pages
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In 1954 when a joint British-American mission to liberate a Soviet satellite is scuttled by the wholesale interception of sensitive cable traffic, Blackford Oakes must find the mole

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Review: High Jinx: Blackford Oakes Mystery (Blackford Oakes #7)

User Review  - Damien Sutevski - Goodreads

not much into spy stuff, but pretty good story (historical fiction); main character (as critics point out) is somewhat uninteresting Read full review

Review: High Jinx: Blackford Oakes Mystery (Blackford Oakes #7)

User Review  - Benedict Reid - Goodreads

Reads like wooden puppets being moved around by someone with a high IQ Read full review

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
21
Section 3
26
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Editor and writer William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in New York City on November 24, 1925. While at Yale University, he studied political science, history and economics and graduated with honors. In 1955, he founded the weekly journal National Review where he was editor in chief. He began his syndicated newspaper column in 1962 and his weekly television discussion program, Firing Line was syndicated in 1966. Buckley wrote "God and Man at Yale" (1951) which was an indictment of liberal education in the United States, "Up from Liberalism" (1959), "The Unmaking of a Mayor" (1966), which tells of his unsuccessful mayoral campaign as the Conservative Party candidate for New York City in 1965, and "Quotations from Chairman Bill" (1970). Buckley also wrote best selling stories of international intrigue whose titles include "Saving the Queen" (1976), "Stained Glass" (1978), "Who's on First" (1980), "Marco Polo, If You Can" (1981), and "See You Later, Alligator" (1985). He died on February 27, 2008.

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