The Resource The rataban betrayal, Stephen Alter

The rataban betrayal, Stephen Alter

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The rataban betrayal
Title
The rataban betrayal
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Stephen Alter
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
  • The sleepy Himalayan hill station of Mussoorie, near India's border with Tibet, is home to an eclectic mix of residents including Tibetan refugees and former guerrilla fighters, foreign missionaries, Indian military, tourists, and spies. Here, in a top-secret facility facing the snow-clad Himalayas, India's legendary spymaster, Colonel Imtiaz Afridi, keeps a watchful eye on sensitive high-altitude borders. Having been a mountaineer in his youth, Afridi once climbed many of these peaks, including Rataban, a mountain with a treacherous history. When an American agent is shot dead in Mussoorie, both the CIA and India's Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), dispatch undercover agents to investigate. The American's death is quickly linked to the slayings of two Indo-Tibetan Border Police guards, suggesting possible Chinese infiltration. Working with Afridi is the brilliant junior analyst, Annapurna "Anna" Tagore, who helps him unravel these clues and other disturbing signs that something dangerous is brewing. When more violent acts shatter Mussoorie's calm, the CIA and RAW have no choice but to team up. Soon Afridi and the young Indian and American agents are piecing together a bloody conspiracy of revenge and murder that could shake the very foundations of world peace. "--
  • "In a top-secret facility facing the snow-clad Himalayas, India's legendary spymaster, Colonel Imtiaz Afridi, keeps a watchful eye on sensitive high-altitude borders. When an American agent is shot dead in Mussoorie, his death is quickly linked to the slayings of two Indo-Tibetan Border Police guards, suggesting possible Chinese infiltration, and both the CIA and India's Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) dispatch undercover agents to investigate. When more violent acts shatter Mussoorie's calm, the CIA and RAW have no choice but to team up. Working with Afridi is the brilliant junior analyst, Annapurna "Anna" Tagore, who helps him unravel these clues and other disturbing signs that something dangerous is brewing, piecing together a bloody conspiracy of revenge and murder that could shake the very foundations of world peace"--
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On India's frontier with Tibet, peace is just a façade and security a myth
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10465620
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Alter, Stephen
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3551.L77
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Colonel Afridi novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • International intrigue
  • Conspiracies
  • Spies
  • Murder
  • Intelligence service
  • Terrorism
  • India
  • Himalaya Mountains
Target audience
adult
Label
The rataban betrayal, Stephen Alter
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781628725759
Lccn
2015028698
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The rataban betrayal, Stephen Alter
Publication
Copyright
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
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781628725759
Lccn
2015028698
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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