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Hold fast : a novel / J.H. Gelernter.

Gelernter, J. H. (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780393867046
  • Physical Description: 242 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2021]

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library GELEREN 34510011185715 New Books Checked out 08/04/2021

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"A desperate sea battle; a fortune risked on the turn of a card; a duel at dawn with the loser ... Patrick O'Brian meets James Bond. The year is 1803, and the British Secret Service is contending with a belligerent France under Napoleon. The service suffers a blow in the loss of a prime agent, Thomas Grey, who-despondent at his wife's untimely death-resigns from British Intelligence and departs England for Boston, where he intends to become a lumber merchant. His plan to start a new life is thrown abruptly off course when a French intelligence network attempts to recruit him as an informer, and, in the process, exposes a grave new threat to Britain that Grey can't ignore. Confronting it seems likely to grant the grief-stricken widower a chance of extracting a personal revenge. A relentlessly paced and vividly imagined spy tale, Hold Fast will delight and entertain fans of Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels, Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe series, and Ian Fleming's James Bond"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject: Intelligence officers > England > Fiction.
Widowerers > Fiction.
Undercover operations > Fiction
Revenge > Fiction
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 > Fiction
England > Foreign relations > France > Fiction.
Paris (France) > Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction
Spy stories
Thrillers (Fiction)

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