Mongoose, R.I.P.: a Blackford Oakes novel

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Random House, Nov 12, 1987 - Fiction - 322 pages
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As Blackford Oakes becomes a pawn in the plans for ending the menace of dictator Fidel Castro, he is asked to weigh the fate of millions of lives against one life worth millions.

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User Review  - EctopicBrain - LibraryThing

Not one of the better books of the Blcckford Oakes series but an interesting look at the Cuban Missile Crisis and the attempts of Castro's life afterward. Read full review

MONGOOSE, R.I.P: A Blackford Oakes Mystery

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Buckley's best Blackford Oakes thriller, written seemingly by a new William F. Buckley—abstemious, ambitious, inoffensive, hardworking. It is, perhaps, his subject that has leveled Buckley's usual ... 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.