The Resource Killing Che, Chuck Pfarrer, (electronic resource)

Killing Che, Chuck Pfarrer, (electronic resource)

Label
Killing Che
Title
Killing Che
Statement of responsibility
Chuck Pfarrer
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Language
eng
Summary
A rich, complex historical novel in the spirit of Graham Greene and John Le Carre, Killing Che is a personal and political thriller that pits history's most infamous insurgent against a conflicted and world-weary CIA officer.The year is 1967; Vietnam is in flames and half a world away few realize that a firefight on a jungle road in Latin America is the beginning of a new and secret war. In the ?ancahuazu Valley of Bolivia international revolutionary Che Guevara leads a band of guerillas determined to liberate a continent. Paul Hoyle, a CIA paramilitary officer, joins a team of operatives sent to crush the Bolivian insurgency. When a recovered backpack reveals that Che Guevara is in command of the rebels, the stage is set for a duel between world ideologies.This powerful, tragic story transports the reader into the heart of the Bolivian jungle and into a world of noble truth and glorious aspirations. Pfarrer writes of love and defeat, loyalty and betrayal, and the tragic death of an ideal.At the center of the struggle are two complex women who may hold the keys to each man's destiny: Tania, Che's crucial undercover operative and occasional lover who, unbeknownst to him, is a "deep placement" of the KGB; and Maria Agular, mistress of the Bolivian Minister of Information, whom Hoyle dares to trust with both information and his emotions.Pulsing with action, populated by rich characters, and filled with authoritative and inside details from the author, a counter insurgency expert, Killing Che is a stunning recreation of a conflict that sealed the fate of one of the 20th century's most charismatic and controversial figures
Summary
Sent to Bolivia in 1967 to eliminate a threatened communist insurgency and its leader, CIA agent Paul Hoyle becomes involved with a KGB operative pursuing a deadly Soviet agenda that puts Hoyle on a collision course with the murder of Che Guevara
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technical information on music
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10100435
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pfarrer, Chuck
Dewey number
813.54
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by William Dufris
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  • Dufris, William
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True
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  • Americans
  • Paramilitary forces
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adult
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not applicable
Label
Killing Che, Chuck Pfarrer, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT10755448
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781400123360
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT10755448
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Label
Killing Che, Chuck Pfarrer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10755448
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400123360
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755448
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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