A very private plot: a Blackford Oakes novel

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Morrow, Jan 1, 1994 - Fiction - 272 pages
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In his tenth novel in this bestselling series, America's favorite pundit serves up a new feast for his espionage fans. Blackford Oakes, director of covert operations at the CIA, finds himself under fire in Congress for getting embroiled in an underground plot against Mikhail Gorbachev.

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User Review  - EctopicBrain - LibraryThing

Mr Buckley gives the history of the cold war a personalized view. i believe I've now read all his books & wish there were more of Blackford Oakes. Also that is not to be. Read full review


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In the best Blackford Oakes novel yet (Tucker's Last Stand, 1991, etc.), the master of the double bind builds a plot that places the CIA chief of covert ops squarely between the Maelstrom and the ... Read full review


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William F. Buckley Jr., the founder of the National Review and host of TVa (TM)s longest-running program, Firing Line, was the author of many works of nonfiction, as well as eleven novels. He died in 2008.