The Resource A delicate truth, John Le Carré, (sound recording)

A delicate truth, John Le Carré, (sound recording)

Label
A delicate truth
Title
A delicate truth
Statement of responsibility
John Le Carré
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2008. A counter-terrorist operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted on the British crown colony of Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, a private defense contractor who is also his bosom friend, and a shady American CIA operative of the evangelical far-right. So delicate is the operation that even the Minister's personal private secretary, Toby Bell, is not cleared for it. Cornwall, UK, 2011. A disgraced Special Forces Soldier delivers a message from the dead. Was Operation Wildlife the success it was cracked up to be-- or a human tragedy that was ruthlessly covered up? Summoned by Sir Christopher ('Kit') Probyn, retired British diplomat, to his decaying Cornish manor house, and closely observed by Kit's beautiful daughter, Emily, Toby must choose between his conscience and duty to his Service. If the only thing necessary to the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing, how can he keep silent?
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Le Carré, John
Dewey number
823/.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6062.E33
LC item number
D45 2013ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terrorism
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Illegal arms transfers
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A delicate truth, John Le Carré, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
9 audio discs (approximately 10 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611761757
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Set includes: 9 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn819376767
  • (OCoLC)819376767
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A delicate truth, John Le Carré, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
9 audio discs (approximately 10 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611761757
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Set includes: 9 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn819376767
  • (OCoLC)819376767
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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