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A legacy of spies, John Le Carré

Label
A legacy of spies
Title
A legacy of spies
Statement of responsibility
John Le Carré
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The undisputed master returns with a riveting new book--his first Smiley novel in more than twenty-five years. Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London, and involved such characters as Alec Leamas, Jim Prideaux, George Smiley and Peter Guillam himself, are to be scrutinized by a generation with no memory of the Cold War and no patience with its justifications. Interweaving past with present so that each may tell its own intense story, John Le Carré has spun a single plot as ingenious and thrilling as the two predecessors on which it looks back: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. In a story resonating with tension, humor and moral ambivalence, Le Carré and his narrator Peter Guillam present the reader with a legacy of unforgettable characters old and new
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Le Carré, John
Dewey number
823/.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Tom Hollander
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hollander, Tom
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intelligence officers
  • Retirement
  • Spy stories
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A legacy of spies, John Le Carré
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • "A novel"--Container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525498506
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 6951
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1002076149
  • 1555701
  • (OCoLC)on1002076149
  • 1555701
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A legacy of spies, John Le Carré
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • "A novel"--Container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525498506
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 6951
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1002076149
  • 1555701
  • (OCoLC)on1002076149
  • 1555701
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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