The Resource Secrets of state, Matthew Palmer

Secrets of state, Matthew Palmer

Label
Secrets of state
Title
Secrets of state
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Palmer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Sam Trainor's career of overseas work coupled with a penchant for being outspoken has left him on the outside of the competitive Washington establishment. Formerly the top South Asia expert in the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Trainor has moved to the private sector, working as an analyst for the consulting firm Argus Systems. But Sam soon discovers that for all their similarities, the government and their hired contractors have vastly different motives. As he struggles to adjust to a more corporate, profit-driven version of the work that had been his life, he stumbles across an intelligence anomaly -- the transcript of a phone conversation about the fastest ways to upend the delicate political balance keeping India and Pakistan from all-out war. Yet Sam knows that conversation can't have occurred because he is having an affair with one of the alleged participants. As he digs into the source of this misinformation, he realizes that more is at stake than just bad intel. Someone is deliberately twisting the intelligence to stoke the simmering conflict between India and Pakistan, nuclear-armed rivals that have already fought multiple wars. And Sam's new employer could be up to its neck in it" -- Provided by publisher
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10414730
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Palmer, Matthew
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.A3435
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intelligence service
  • International relations
  • Government contractors
  • Corporations
  • India
  • Pakistan
Target audience
adult
Label
Secrets of state, Matthew Palmer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
419 pages
Isbn
9780399165719
Lccn
2015019195
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map on endpapers
Label
Secrets of state, Matthew Palmer
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
419 pages
Isbn
9780399165719
Lccn
2015019195
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map on endpapers

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