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Forgetfulness

Author: Ward S Just
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Railles, an American expatriate and former "odd-jobber" for the CIA, is a successful painter living with his beloved wife, Florette, in a small village in the Pyrenees. On an ordinary autumn day, Florette goes for a walk in the hills and is killed by unknown assailants. Was her death simply a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, or was it somehow connected to Thomas's work with the CIA? When
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Just, Ward S.
Forgetfulness.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006
(OCoLC)607742634
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ward S Just
ISBN: 0618634630 9780618634637
OCLC Number: 67840230
Description: 258 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Ward Just.
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"Thomas Railles, an American expatriate and former "odd-jobber" for the CIA, is a successful painter living with his beloved wife, Florette, in a small village in the Pyrenees. On an ordinary autumn day, Florette goes for a walk in the hills and is killed by unknown assailants. Was her death simply a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, or was it somehow connected to Thomas's work with the CIA? When French officials detain four Moroccan terrorists and charge them with Florette's murder, Thomas is invited by his boyhood friend (and former agency handler) Bernhard to witness the interrogation. Thomas's search for answers in this shadow world will lead him to a confrontation that will change him forever."--Publisher's website.

A former spy for the CIA now living as a respected painter in the south of France, Thomas Railles finds his life turned upside down when his wife Florette is murdered, until he discovers that four Moroccan terrorists have been charged with the crime.

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