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Red Dragon
     

Red Dragon

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by Jerry Pournelle
 

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Engineer and vietnam vet Paul Crane finds himself once again recruited by the CIA, this time to pretend he'll negotiate the sale of classified information on nuclear weapons to Chinese infiltrators. The CIA doesn't want the FBI to know of this domestic operation, which means Paul is practically on his own in this high-stakes and dangerous game. Sequel to RED HEROIN,

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Engineer and vietnam vet Paul Crane finds himself once again recruited by the CIA, this time to pretend he'll negotiate the sale of classified information on nuclear weapons to Chinese infiltrators. The CIA doesn't want the FBI to know of this domestic operation, which means Paul is practically on his own in this high-stakes and dangerous game. Sequel to RED HEROIN, which Robert A. Heinlein called "a hell of a good yarn... the most realistic counter-espionage story I've read in a long, long time."

Editorial Reviews

Robert A. Heinlein
On RED HEROIN: "A hell of a good yarn ... the most realistic counter-espionage story I've read in a long, long time."
David Drake
"Jerry Pournelle's trademark is first-rate action against
well-realized backgrounds of hard science and hardball politics."
- David Drake, author of HAMMER'S SLAMMERS

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012776525
Publisher:
Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date:
06/27/2011
Series:
Paul Crane series , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
261,251
File size:
357 KB

Meet the Author

Jerry Pournelle is the author of the popular Janissaries and CoDominium series and co-author with Larry Niven of several bestselling science fiction novels, including INFERNO, FOOTFALL, LUCIFER'S HAMMER, OATH OF FEALTY, THE MOTE IN GOD'S EYE, THE GRIPPING HAND, THE BURNING CITY, BURNING TOWER and ESCAPE FROM HELL. Dr. Pournelle has advanced degrees in engineering, political science, statistics and psychology. As an aerospace Systems Analyst he participated in the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs. Following a brief tour in academia he was the Executive Assistant to the Mayor of Los Angeles. He was the Science Editor for Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine. He has written columns on political and technology issues for decades, in addition to his career as a fiction writer. His columns for Byte magazine have been an internet staple for many years. The author has been involved in the development of government policy on space enterprises and defense, and he is active on several committees for the advancement of science and space exploration. www.jerrypournelle.com

On FOOTFALL: "Rousing ... The Best of the Genre"
- The New York Times

On LUCIFER'S HAMMER: "A megaton of suspenseful excitement."
- Library Journal

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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