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The Resource The Ways of the World

The Ways of the World

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The Ways of the World
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The Ways of the World
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The murder of a British diplomat in post-WWI Paris leads to "a rip-roaring adventure" in this historical spy thriller by the Edgar Award–winning author (Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review). In the spring of 1919, Paris is filled with delegates from around the world who are trying to hammer out the terms of peace after World War I. British diplomat Sir Henry Maxted is in charge of liaising with the Brazilians regarding seized ships. But before a deal is reached, Sir Henry turns up dead outside a Montparnasse apartment building, apparently having fallen from the roof. When his sons Max and Ashley arrive in Paris to collect the body, they suspect their father's death was no mere accident. But since the murder of a diplomat could be disastrous for the peace conference, no one is keen to ask questions—except Max. What begins as an innocent inquiry into his father's death soon leads Max, a Royal Flying Corps veteran, into a dangerous world of secret allegiances, international espionage, and double-crossing at the highest levels of government. How far is he willing to go to discover the truth about the death of a father he barely knew? And how much will the authorities—and others—let him find out before threatening his own life? The first novel in Robert Goddard's James Maxted Thrillers, The Ways of the World takes readers deep into the shadows of postwar Paris. "Robert Goddard is the master of complex, tricky thrillers that dazzle with surprises . . . Another stellar performance." —The Sydney Morning Herald
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Goddard, Robert
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  • Fiction
  • Thriller
  • Historical Fiction
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The Ways of the World
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OVERDRIVE:7d8b9742-6060-4784-bd16-80a6778e8cb3
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9780802191045
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optical disk
Label
The Ways of the World
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:7d8b9742-6060-4784-bd16-80a6778e8cb3
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780802191045
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True
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optical disk

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