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9780735220775

The pigeon tunnel : stories from my life

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The author shares personal anecdotes from his life, discussing subjects ranging from his Cold War-era service in British intelligence to his work as a writer in Russia before and after the collapse of the Berlin Wall.

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Avon Free Library 921 LEC (Text)
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Dansville Public Library 823 LEC (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52117300415204
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Geneva Public Library 921 LE CARRE (Text)
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52118300899280
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Newark Public Library 920 LE CARRE (Text)
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52125300759489
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Palmyra Community Library 92 LECARRE (Text)
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Red Jacket Community Library B LEC (Text)
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Warsaw Public Library 921 LECARRE (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735220775
  • ISBN: 0735220778
  • Physical Description: vii, 310 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-310).
Formatted Contents Note:
Don't be beastly to your Secret Service -- Dr Globke's laws -- Official visit -- Fingers on the trigger -- To whomsoever it may concern -- Wheels of British justice -- Ivan Serov's defection -- A legacy -- The innocence of Murat Kurnaz -- Going out into the field -- Bumping into Jerry Westerby -- Lonely in Vientiane -- Theatre of the Real : dances with Arafat -- Theatre of the Real : the Villa Brigitte -- Theatre of the Real : a question of guilt -- Theatre of the Real : terms of endearment -- The Soviet knight is dying inside his armour -- The Wild East : Moscow 1993 -- Blood and treasure -- The biggest bears in the garden -- Among the Ingush -- Joseph Brodsky's prize -- The wrong horse's mouth -- His brother's keeper -- Quel Panama! -- Under deep cover -- Hunting for warlords -- Richard Burton needs me -- Alec Guinness -- Lost masterpieces -- Bernard Pivot's necktie -- Lunching with prisoners -- Son of the author's father -- To Reggie with thanks -- The most wanted man -- Stephen Spender's credit card -- Advice to an aspiring novelist -- The last official secret.
Summary, etc.:
The author shares personal anecdotes from his life, discussing subjects ranging from his Cold War-era service in British intelligence to his work as a writer in Russia before and after the collapse of the Berlin Wall.
Target Audience Note:
Adult. Brodart.
Adult. Brodart.
Subject: Le Carré, John, 1931-
Novelists, English > 20th century > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary.
Genre: Autobiographies.


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