eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.47 hours)
Product Number: Z100019528
Released: Mar 07, 2011
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781609416348
Narrator/s: Holter Graham
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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Nicholai Hel-genius, mystic, and the perfect, formidable assassin-was first introduced to readers in Shibumi, the classic #1 bestseller by master storyteller Trevanian. Now, critically-acclaimed author Don Winslow continues Hel's story for the first time in this all-new, blockbuster thriller. It is the fall of 1951 and the Korean War is raging. Twenty-six year-old Nicholai Hel has spent the last three years in solitary confinement at the hands of the Americans. Hel is a master of hoda korosu or "naked kill", fluent in seven languages, and has honed extraordinary "proximity sense"-an extra-awareness of the presence of danger. He has the skills to be the world's most fearsome assassin and now the CIA needs him. The Americans offer Hel freedom, money, and a neutral passport in exchange for one small service: go to Beijing and kill the Soviet Union's Commissioner to China. It's almost certainly a suicide mission, but Hel accepts. Now he must survive chaos, violence, suspicion, and betrayal while trying to achieve his ultimate goal of satori-the possibility of true understanding and harmony with the world.

Author(s): Don Winslow
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2011

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Author(s): Don Winslow
Product Number EB00279612
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781609417048

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