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The Resource Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow

Label
Red Sparrow
Title
Red Sparrow
Statement of responsibility
Jason Matthews
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Language
eng
Summary
Now a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton! From the New York Times bestselling author and veteran CIA officer Jason Matthews comes the electrifying modern spy thriller Red Sparrow.In contemporary Russia, state intelligence officer Dominika Egorova has been drafted to become a "Sparrow"—a spy trained in the art of seduction to siphon out information from their marks. She's been assigned to Nathaniel Nash, a CIA officer who handles the organization's most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The two young intelligence officers, trained in their respective spy schools, collide in a charged atmosphere of tradecraft, deception and, inevitably, a forbidden spiral of carnal attraction that threatens their careers and the security of America's valuable mole in Moscow. For fans of John le Carré and Ian Fleming and featuring "high-level espionage, pulse-pounding danger, sex, double agents, and double crosses" (Nelson DeMille), Red Sparrow is a timely and electrifying thriller that is impossible to put down
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Former ballerina Dominika Egorova serves Vladimir Putin's regime by seducing, then spying on, enemies of the state. CIA officer Nate Nash has been reassigned to Helsinki after nearly blowing the cover of a highly valuable Russian mole, and this is where Dominika latches on, determined to learn the mole's identity. But Dominika is more than a pretty lady -- she's smart, and her synesthesia allows her to tell when someone is lying. As they try to outwit and out-spy each other, readers are treated to vivid, authentic details of spycraft. Author Jason Matthews knows his stuff -- he worked for the CIA for more than 30 years -- and there are shades of John le Carré in his writing. - Description by Shauna Griffin
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Award
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American Author, 2014.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2014.
  • Thriller Award for Best First Novel, 2014.
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10176825
Cataloging source
DLC
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1951-
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Matthews, Jason
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Dominika Egorova and Nathaniel Nash novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Red Sparrow
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781476706146
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Red Sparrow
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781476706146
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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