The Bank of Fear: A Novel

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W. W. Norton & Company, May 28, 2013 - Fiction - 352 pages
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"Sizzling…engrossing all the way."—Los Angeles Times Book Review

Hit men stalk computer analyst Lina Alwen and financial investigator Sam Hoffman in pursuit of the knowledge the pair may have regarding a late Iraqi dictator’s billions. From London to Switzerland, and from Baghdad to the mysterious corners of the just-budding Internet, this spy thriller covers the map to uncover a world of corruption.
 

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To complete the trilogy formed by Siro (LJ 4/15/91) and Agents of Innocence (Avon, 1988), Ignatius, a journalist whose beat once included the Middle East, now focuses his powerhouse stare on Iraq ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
21
Section 4
27
Section 5
33
Section 6
41
Section 7
51
Section 8
65
Section 25
229
Section 26
239
Section 27
247
Section 28
257
Section 29
269
Section 30
285
Section 31
295
Section 32
305

Section 9
79
Section 10
89
Section 11
99
Section 12
107
Section 13
121
Section 14
133
Section 15
145
Section 16
155
Section 17
163
Section 18
173
Section 19
179
Section 20
185
Section 21
189
Section 22
201
Section 23
209
Section 24
217
Section 33
315
Section 34
333
Section 35
343
Section 36
351
Section 37
357
Section 38
365
Section 39
375
Section 40
393
Section 41
401
Section 42
415
Section 43
423
Section 44
437
Section 45
447
Section 46
451
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About the author (2013)

David Ignatius is a prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post and has been covering the Middle East and the CIA for nearly three decades. He has written several New York Times bestsellers, most recently The Director. He lives in Washington, DC.

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