The Resource Red sparrow, Jason Matthews, (large print)

Red sparrow, Jason Matthews, (large print)

Label
Red sparrow
Title
Red sparrow
Statement of responsibility
Jason Matthews
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drafted against her will to serve the regime of Vladimir Putin as an intelligence seductress, Dominika Egorova engages in a charged effort of deception and tradecraft with first-tour CIA officer Nathaniel Nash before a forbidden attraction threatens their careers
Member of
Summary
Former ballerina Dominika Egorova serves Vladimir Putin's regime by seducing, then spying on, enemies of the state. CIA officer Nate Nash has been reassigned to Helsinki after nearly blowing the cover of a highly valuable Russian mole, and this is where Dominika latches on, determined to learn the mole's identity. But Dominika is more than a pretty lady -- she's smart, and her synesthesia allows her to tell when someone is lying. As they try to outwit and out-spy each other, readers are treated to vivid, authentic details of spycraft. Author Jason Matthews knows his stuff -- he worked for the CIA for more than 30 years -- and there are shades of John le Carré in his writing. - Description by Shauna Griffin
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American Author, 2014.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2014.
  • Thriller Award for Best First Novel, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10176825
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matthews, Jason
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print thriller
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Women spies
  • Intelligence officers
Target audience
adult
Label
Red sparrow, Jason Matthews, (large print)
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
773 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410461131
Lccn
2013016156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Red sparrow, Jason Matthews, (large print)
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
773 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410461131
Lccn
2013016156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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