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A matter of honor

Author: Jeffrey Archer
Publisher: New York : Linden Press/Simon & Schuster, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Colonel Scott dies, his will points the way to clearing the unspoken secret that shadowed his retirement and turned him from a World War II hero into a disgraced and broken man. It is up to his son, Adam, to follow. The path leads to a Swiss bank and a vault, strongly guarded. It contains a priceless Russian icon, smuggled out of Russia by the last Czar, before passing into the hands of a Nazi war criminal. As  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Adventure stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Archer, Jeffrey, 1940-
Matter of honor.
New York : Linden Press/Simon & Schuster, 1986
(OCoLC)607595834
Online version:
Archer, Jeffrey, 1940-
Matter of honor.
New York : Linden Press/Simon & Schuster, 1986
(OCoLC)608978753
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Archer
ISBN: 0671624342 9780671624347 0061007137 9780061007132 0312933541 9780312933548
OCLC Number: 13498493
Description: 399 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Jeffrey Archer.

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When Colonel Scott dies, his will points the way to clearing the unspoken secret that shadowed his retirement and turned him from a World War II hero into a disgraced and broken man. It is up to his son, Adam, to follow. The path leads to a Swiss bank and a vault, strongly guarded. It contains a priceless Russian icon, smuggled out of Russia by the last Czar, before passing into the hands of a Nazi war criminal. As Adam works to clear his father's name, he stumbles across a revelation so explosive, so charged, so unexpected that it could change the balance of power between America and the Soviet Union. Suddenly, Adam is in great danger.

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