Jericho's fall
(Book)

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Published:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
355 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Fiction
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Stephen L. Carter's brilliant debut, The Emperor of Ocean Park, spent eleven week son the New York Times best-seller list. Now, in Jericho's Fall, Carter turns his formidable talents to the shadowy world of spies, official secrecy, and financial fraud in a thriller that rivets the reader's attention until the very last page. In an imposing house in the Colorado Rockies, Jericho Ainsley, former head of the Central Intelligence Agency and a Wall Street titan, lies dying. He summons to his beside Beck DeForde, the younger woman for whom he threw away his career years ago, miring them both in scandal. Beck believes she is visiting to say farewell. Instead, she is drawn into a battle over an explosive secret that foreign governments and powerful corporations alike want to wrest from Jericho before he dies. An intricate and timely thriller that plumbs the emotional depths of a failed love affair and a family torn apart by mistrust, Jericho's Fall takes us on a fast-moving journey through the secretive world of intelligence operations and the meltdown of the financial markets. And it creates, in Beck DeForde, an unforgettable heroine for our turbulent age.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307272621, 0307272621

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"A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
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In an imposing house in the Colorado Rockies, Jericho Ainsley, former head of the Central Intelligence Agency and a Wall Street titan, lies dying. He summons to his bedside Beck DeForde, the younger woman for whom he threw away his career years ago, miring them both in scandal. Beck believes she is visiting to say farewell. Instead, she is drawn into a battle over an explosive secret that foreign governments and powerful corporations alike want to wrest from Jericho before he dies.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Carter, S. L. (2009). Jericho's fall. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Carter, Stephen L., 1954-. 2009. Jericho's Fall. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Carter, Stephen L., 1954-, Jericho's Fall. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Carter, Stephen L. Jericho's Fall. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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