Green Hills Branch Library is closed Nov 19-24 for parking lot maintenance. Get details.

Tell us what you think! Take our Facilities Satisfaction Survey.

The American mission

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(1)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

Global headlines come to life as intrigue and international politics collide in this electrifying debut thriller from Matthew Palmer.

After a devastating experience in Darfur strips Alex Baines, former rising star of the State Department, of his security clearances, he is faced with two choices: spend the rest of his career in visa-stamping limbo or move to the private sector. On the verge of resigning, he receives a call from his old mentor with an incredible opportunity to start over, restoring both his security clearances and his reputation.

The job isn t quite what Alex imagined it to be when he finds a shady US-based mining company everywhere he turns.

As violence in the political climate escalates, Alex struggles to balance the best interests of the United States with the fate of the Congo and its people. His loyalties are put to the test as he races to determine the right course of action. "

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780399165702
9780698167193
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID e3417fe3-c67c-6eb6-3a14-38c12c9ed10f
Grouping Title american mission
Grouping Author palmer matthew
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 22:54:25PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-15 00:10:30AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Matthew Palmer
author_display Palmer, Matthew
available_at_catalog Main Kids, Main Library
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Main Library - Adult Fiction
display_description A disgraceed former State Department star starts over at a Congo mining facility that's being oppressed by corrupt interests.
format_catalog Book, eAudiobook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id e3417fe3-c67c-6eb6-3a14-38c12c9ed10f
isbn 9780399165702, 9780698167193
item_details ils:CARL0000434442|35192046091207|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Palmer|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, overdrive:426720ba-0161-4e79-a527-97294b38ce60|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2018-11-15T06:10:30.971Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction, Novels
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Palmer
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Main Kids, Main Library
primary_isbn 9780399165702
publishDate 2014
record_details ils:CARL0000434442|Book|Books||English|G.P. Putnam's Sons,|[2014]|viii, 421 pages : map ; 24 cm., overdrive:426720ba-0161-4e79-a527-97294b38ce60|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group||
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000434442 35192046091207 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:426720ba-0161-4e79-a527-97294b38ce60 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
subject_facet Africa -- Fiction, Americans -- Africa -- Fiction, Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Africa -- Fiction, Diplomats -- Fiction, Political fiction, American
title_display The American mission
title_full The American Mission, The American mission / Matthew Palmer
title_short The American mission
title_sub
topic_facet Americans, Diplomatic and consular service, American, Diplomats, Fiction, Political fiction, American, Suspense