The Resource American assassin : Mitch Rapp Series, Book 1., Vince Flynn, (electronic resource)

American assassin : Mitch Rapp Series, Book 1., Vince Flynn, (electronic resource)

Label
American assassin : Mitch Rapp Series, Book 1.
Title
American assassin
Title remainder
Mitch Rapp Series, Book 1.
Statement of responsibility
Vince Flynn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
#1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn returns with yet another explosive thriller, introducing the young Mitch Rapp, as he takes on his first assignment. Before he was considered a CIA superagent, before he was thought of as a terrorist's worst nightmare, and before he was both loathed and admired by the politicians on Capitol Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world . . . and then tragedy struck. Two decades of cutthroat, partisan politics has left the CIA and the country in an increasingly vulnerable position. Cold War veteran and CIA Operations Director Thomas Stansfield knows he must prepare his people for the next war. The rise of Islamic terrorism is coming, and it needs to be met abroad before it reaches America's shores. Stansfield directs his prot?g?e, Irene Kennedy, and his old Cold War colleague, Stan Hurley, to form a new group of clandestine operatives who will work outside the normal chain of command--men who do not exist. What type of man is willing to kill for his country without putting on a uniform? Kennedy finds him in the wake of the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack. Two-hundred and seventy souls perished that cold December night, and thousands of family and friends were left searching for comfort. Mitch Rapp was one of them, but he was not interested in comfort. He wanted retribution. Six months of intense training has prepared him to bring the war to the enemy's doorstep, and he does so with brutal efficiency. Rapp starts in Istanbul, where he assassinates the Turkish arms dealer who sold the explosives used in the Pan Am attack. Rapp then moves onto Hamburg with his team and across Europe, leaving a trail of bodies. All roads lead to Beirut, though, and what Rapp doesn't know is that the enemy is aware of his existence and has prepared a trap. The hunter is about to become the hunted, and Rapp will need every ounce of skill and cunning if he is to survive the war-ravaged city and its various terrorist factions. As action-packed, fast-paced, and brutally realistic as it gets, Flynn's latest page-turner shows readers how it all began. Behind the steely gaze of the nation's ultimate hero is a young man primed to become an American Assassin
Cataloging source
HQD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flynn, Vince
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Grade 5
  • UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
  • 6.2
Intended audience source
ATOS Level
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3556.L94
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
6.2
Series statement
Mitch Rapp
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Fiction
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • Suspense
  • Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character)
  • Terrorism
  • Intelligence officers
  • Employees
  • Intelligence officers
  • Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character)
  • Terrorism
  • FICTION / Thrillers / General
Label
American assassin : Mitch Rapp Series, Book 1., Vince Flynn, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?id=0BDFF769-FFBD-43AF-A6DF-C16D6A993896
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o906783185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439100516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00573157
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0BDFF769-FFBD-43AF-A6DF-C16D6A993896
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o906783185
  • (OCoLC)906783185
Label
American assassin : Mitch Rapp Series, Book 1., Vince Flynn, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?id=0BDFF769-FFBD-43AF-A6DF-C16D6A993896
Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o906783185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439100516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00573157
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0BDFF769-FFBD-43AF-A6DF-C16D6A993896
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o906783185
  • (OCoLC)906783185

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