The Resource Jack of spies, David Downing

Jack of spies, David Downing

Label
Jack of spies
Title
Jack of spies
Statement of responsibility
David Downing
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Secretly working as a spy, Scottish car salesman Jack McColl seeks to prove himself on the eve of World War I only to encounter adversaries and a suffragette journalist whose family is embroiled in a movement Jack's bosses are fighting
Member of
Summary
"It is 1913, and those who follow the news closely can see the world is teetering on the brink of war. Jack McColl, a Scottish car salesman with an uncanny ear for languages, has always hoped to make a job for himself as a spy. As his sales calls take him from city to great city--Hong Kong to Shanghai to San Francisco to New York--he moonlights collecting intelligence for His Majesty's Navy, but British espionage is in its infancy and Jack has nothing but a shoestring budget and the very tenuous protection of a boss in far-away London. He knows, though, that a geopolitical catastrophe is brewing, and now is both the moment to prove himself and the moment his country needs him most. Unfortunately, this is also the moment he begins to realize what his aspiration might cost him."--
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10302134
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Downing, David
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6054.O868
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Jack McColl novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scots
  • Sales personnel
  • Selling
  • Espionage, British
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
Jack of spies, David Downing
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9781616952686
Lccn
2013038342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
Label
Jack of spies, David Downing
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9781616952686
Lccn
2013038342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration

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