The Resource Friends and traitors, John Lawton

Friends and traitors, John Lawton

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Friends and traitors
Title
Friends and traitors
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John Lawton
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Language
eng
Summary
The latest novel in a series regularly singled out for its exceptional quality features Inspector Troy of Scotland Yard in a tale of Cold War spy dealings centered around double agent Guy Burgess-a story of betrayal, espionage, and the dangers of love.London, 1958. Chief Superintendent Frederick Troy of Scotland Yard, newly promoted after good service during Nikita Khrushchev's visit to Britain, is not looking forward to a European trip with his older brother, Rod. Rod has decided to take his entire family on the "grand tour" for his fifty-first birthday: a whirlwind of restaurants, galleries, and concert halls from Paris to Florence to Vienna to Amsterdam. But Frederick Troy only gets as far as Vienna. It is there that he crosses paths with an old acquaintance, a man who always seems to be followed by trouble: British spy turned Soviet agent Guy Burgess.Suffice it to say that Troy is more than surprised when Burgess, who has escaped from the bosom of Moscow for a quick visit to Vienna, tells him something extraordinary: "I want to come home." Troy knows this news will cause a ruckus in London-but even Troy doesn't expect an MI5 man to be gunned down as a result, and Troy himself suspected of doing the deed.As he fights to prove his innocence, Troy is haunted by more than just Burgess' past liaisons-there is a scandal that goes up to the highest ranks of Westminster, affecting spooks and politicians alike. And the stakes become all the higher for Troy when he reencounters a woman he first met in the Ritz hotel during a blackout-falling in love is a handicap when playing the game of spies
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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1949-
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Lawton, John
Dewey number
823/.914
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LC call number
PR6062.A938
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Lewis Hancock
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hancock, Lewis
Series statement
Inspector Troy
Series volume
book 8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cold War (1945-1989)
  • Troy, Frederick (Fictitious character)
  • Espionage
  • Cold War
  • Espionage
  • Troy, Frederick (Fictitious character)
  • Great Britain
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Friends and traitors, John Lawton
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rdacontent
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on1007299673
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1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 03 min., 15 sec.))
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online
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9781538493854
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D744E215-477D-458B-9838-FE5C79F31274
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Label
Friends and traitors, John Lawton
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
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  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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on1007299673
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  • unknown
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1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 03 min., 15 sec.))
File format
unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781538493854
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
D744E215-477D-458B-9838-FE5C79F31274
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(OCoLC)1007299673
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