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Assegai

Author: Wilbur A Smith
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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On the eve of the World War I, ex-soldier turned professional hunter Leon Courtney is recruited by his uncle Penrod Ballantyne, commander of the British forces in East Africa, to gather information on one of his clients, Count Otto von Meerbach, and soon finds himself left alone to frustrate von Meerbach's plan to wipe out the British forces in Africa.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Spy stories
Historical fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilbur A Smith
ISBN: 9780312567248 0312567243
OCLC Number: 262885845
Notes: Map on endpapers.
Description: 471 p. : col. map ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Wilbur Smith.

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On the eve of the World War I, ex-soldier turned professional hunter Leon Courtney is recruited by his uncle Penrod Ballantyne, commander of the British forces in East Africa, to gather information on one of his clients, Count Otto von Meerbach, and soon finds himself left alone to frustrate von Meerbach's plan to wipe out the British forces in Africa.

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by AnnetteDunlea (WorldCat user published 2009-05-28) Very Good Permalink

Book Review of Wilbur Smith’s Assegai by Annette Dunlea
Assegai Wilbur Smith’s new hardback is published by Macmillan. The novel’s ISBN is 0230529208. It has all the classic ingredients for great novels a great hero, romance, a bit of espionage and the cunning enemy. Set in...
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