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An expensive education : a novel

Author: Nick McDonell
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Mike Teak has a classic Harvard profile. But only on the surface. He's a twenty-five-year-old scholar/athlete from an upper-class family who was recruited by his godfather to work for a U.S. intelligence agency. On a covert mission in a Somali village, he delivers cash and cell phones to Hatashil, a legendary orphan warrior turned rebel leader. It's a routine assignment until, minutes after they meet, the village  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick McDonell
ISBN: 9780802118936 0802118933
OCLC Number: 298513358
Description: 294 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Nick McDonell.

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McDonell's third novel takes readers into Harvard through its dormitories and dining halls, into its elite finals clubs and lecture halls. "An Expensive Education" is a smart, relentless novel set at  Read more...

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"McDonell's third novel . . . introduces a spy who could have easily walked off the pages of le Carre's better works . . . Teak is the most attractive fictional spy in quite some time . . . one hopes Read more...

 
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