Isle of Joy

Overview

New York: late 1958. Walter Withers had given the best years of his life to the CIA, setting honeytraps and reeling in the victims of his plots. But Withers has returned to his hometown for an easier, safer life as a private investigator. Manhattan in the late '50s is alive with new possibilities, new sounds, and new faces, including young presidential hopeful Senator Joe Keneally. Withers is assigned as a bodyguard for Keneally's girlfriend at a society gathering, a simple enough job. But the next morning she's ...

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Overview

New York: late 1958. Walter Withers had given the best years of his life to the CIA, setting honeytraps and reeling in the victims of his plots. But Withers has returned to his hometown for an easier, safer life as a private investigator. Manhattan in the late '50s is alive with new possibilities, new sounds, and new faces, including young presidential hopeful Senator Joe Keneally. Withers is assigned as a bodyguard for Keneally's girlfriend at a society gathering, a simple enough job. But the next morning she's dead—and Withers is the prime suspect. To clear his name, he must take on his old masters from the CIA, as well as J. Edgar Hoover's FBI, all of them determined to set the senator up. Will Withers, expert hunter, become another disposable victim of the trap closing in on Keneally?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441792525
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2011
  • Format: Other
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

DON WINSLOW is the author of thirteen books and has also written for film and television. On his way to becoming a writer, he did a number of things to make a living—private investigator, safari guide, actor, and theater director, among others. His first novel, A Cool Breeze on the Underground, was nominated for an Edgar Award, and California Fire and Life received the Shamus Award. He now lives in Southern California.

ROBERTSON DEAN has played leading roles on and off Broadway and at dozens of regional theaters throughout the country. He has a BA from Tufts University and an MFA from Yale. He now lives in Los Angeles, where he works in film and television in addition to narrating.

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