Year of the Tiger

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Penguin, 1996 - Fiction - 278 pages
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The New York Times bestselling author returns with another action-packed adventure. In 1962, a brilliant scientist becomes the key to the superpower space race--and the object of a worldwide manhunt. A maelstrom of Cold War intrigue and espionage, The Year of the Tiger is Higgins at his best.
 

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User Review  - Bridgey - LibraryThing

A new release of a Higgins offering written in the 60's. The book has a newly written beginning and ending which are set in modern times (or at least modern when rereleased in the 90's). Paul Chavasse ... Read full review

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User Review  - adriel - LibraryThing

The story of a british agent during the cold war. Written like a short story, I didn't find this very interesting. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
23
Section 3
43
Section 4
61
Section 5
89
Section 6
103
Section 7
119
Section 8
137
Section 12
187
Section 13
197
Section 14
Section 15
Section 16
Section 17
Section 18
Section 19

Section 9
149
Section 10
163
Section 11
177
Section 20
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About the author (1996)

Since The Eagle Has Landed--one of the biggest-selling thrillers of all time--every novel Jack Higgins has written, including his most recent works, has become an international bestseller. He has had simultaneous number one bestsellers in hardcover and paperback, and many of his books have been made into successful movies, among them The Eagle Has Landed, To Catch a King, On Dangerous Ground, Eye of the Storm, and Thunder Point.

Higgins, who lived in Belfast until he was twelve, had several close calls with bombs and gunfire at an early age. After leaving school at fifteen, he served three years with the Royal Horse Guards in Eastern Europe during the Cold War. Subsequently, he was a circus roustabout, a factory worker, a truck driver, and a laborer, before entering college at age twenty-seven. He has degrees in sociology, social psychology, and economics from the University of London, and a doctorate in media from Leeds Metropolitan University.

A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and an expert scuba diver and marksman, Jack Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands.

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