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McCarry, Charles

Works: 83 works in 585 publications in 11 languages and 22,241 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Spy stories  Biography  Political fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Set designer
Classifications: PS3563.C336, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Charles McCarry
Most widely held works by Charles McCarry
Citizen Nader by Charles McCarry( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tears of autumn by Charles McCarry( Book )

61 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Christopher begins to investigate the assassination of John Kennedy in 1963, thinking it results from the Vietnamese assassination of Ngo Dinh Diem
Shelley's heart : a novel by Charles McCarry( Book )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Washington, a secret political society tries to exploit a president's impeachment in order to establish a dictatorship. The story begins when newly elected president Bedford Lockwood is accused by his opponent of rigging votes. By the author of The Better Angels
The last supper by Charles McCarry( Book )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a rainy night in Paris, Paul Christopher's lover Molly Benson falls victim to a vehicular homicide minutes after Christopher boards a jet to Vietnam. To explain this seemingly senseless murder, The Last Supper takes its readers back not only to the earliest days of Christopher's life, but also to the origins of the CIA in the clandestine operations of the OSS during World War II. Moving seamlessly from tales of refugee smuggling in Nazi Germany, to OSS-coordinated guerilla warfare against the Japanese in Burma, to the chaotic violence of the Vietnam War, McCarry creates an intimate history of the shadow world of deceit and betrayal that penetrates the psyches of the men and women who live within it
Old boys by Charles McCarry( Book )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired agent Horace Christopher enlists the aid of four other retired colleagues to find his cousin, intelligence operative Paul Christopher, who has mysteriously vanished and is presumed dead
Second sight : a Paul Christopher novel by Charles McCarry( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onetime secret agent Paul Christopher, enjoying his retirement in Washington, D.C., is called back into service when U.S. agents throughout the Middle East are kidnapped and exposed to a dangerous drug by an unknown adversary
Christopher's ghosts by Charles McCarry( Book )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II sixteen-year-old Paul Christopher, who is half American and half German and in love with a Jewish girl, is continually harassed by SS officer Major Stutzer, and twenty years later has the opportunity to seek revenge when he is hired by the CIA to investigate the Soviets' intention of gaining power in the Middle East with Stutzer training their soldiers
Inner circles : how America changed the world : a memoir by Alexander Meigs Haig( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To a degree virtually unmatched by any other American of his time, Alexander M. Haig, Jr. has participated in an astounding range of historical events. Among them: the Korean War, Vietnam, the Secret War against Castro's Cuba, Watergate, Nixon's establishment of diplomatic relations with China, the events surrounding the tragic death of John F. Kennedy, and the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. Now Alexander Haig, the man who served six U.S. presidents, presents a fiery, fascinating portrait of these events in the order that they occurred in his life, from his post as a young Army staff officer under MacArthur and combat in Korea to his rise inside the White House, to his stormy career as Richard Nixon's last Chief of Staff and his years as a Supreme Commander of NATO. In the process, Haig unravels mysteries and misperceptions of much of recent America and world political history and those who helped make it, from presidents to apparatchiks. Looking back at a career filled with controversy and honors, Haig draws provocative conclusions about American policy successes and failures. Looking ahead, he challenges the current crop of American politicians to improve our record in international affairs and makes specific recommendations by solving the most pressing issues at home, including urban decay and the budget deficit. In a dramatic, blow-by-blow account of Watergate Haig gives new and fascinating commentary on such key elements as the "Saturday Night Massacre," the Nixon tap, and "Deep Throat." In addition, he provides the most thorough, fascinating portrait yet of Nixon himself during that time - why the essentially reclusive President made the decisions he did, and how he was both served and sabotaged by those around him. Inner Circles gives unforgettable insights into the towering figures of Haig's career, including Lyndon Johnson, whose inferiority complex about the Kennedys led to a mismanagement of the Vietnam situation, Henry Kissinger, and such other dramatis personae as General MacArthur, Robert McNamara, George F. Kennan, Spiro Agnew, Leonid Brezhnev, Golda Meir, Le Duc Tho, and Anwar Sadat. Some of the many revelations Haig makes in this book are: evidence the government had in 1963 that Castro, who rightfully felt he was at war with the Kennedys, had been involved in the JFK assassination; a bizarre meeting between Kissinger and J. Edgar Hoover over the issue of leaks and wiretapping; the astounding indecision that gripped the Oval Office during the Gulf of Tonkin affair, and how Washington's failure to order the rescue of a downed U.S. flier would serve as a symbol of future U.S. strategy in Vietnam; and a remarkable conversation with Zhou Enlai in 1972, in which the Communist Chinese leader told Haig: "Do not lose in Vietnam." A memoir, a study of diplomacy, a story of history in the making, and a book of rare frankness about the way the United States government really works, Inner Circles shows world leaders as they are behind closed doors. Most of all, it helps Americans understand how honorable and sometimes less-than honorable men and women come together, clash, form alliances, and shape the policies that change our lives
The Shanghai factor : a novel by Charles McCarry( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American spy in China. Name: Unknown. Status: Sleeper. He's meant to be laying low, polishing his Mandarin and awaiting further instructions from Washington. But Shandhai is a difficult city to sleep in, especially when his nights are taken over by the seductive but enigmatic Mei - a woman with secrets he'd rather not hear. Then he is tasked with a delicate operation. Infiltrate the core of the Chinese intelligence service. Distinguish friend from foe. Report to a single contact at HQ. Trust no one. Tell no one. Pushed out into the cold, in a city of millions he's
The mulberry bush : a novel by Charles McCarry( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falling in love with a famous Argentinean revolutionary's daughter who he hopes will further his ambition to exact revenge against the handlers who ended his father's career years earlier, a maverick spy is caught in a web of deceit with ties to the Cold War
The bride of the wilderness : a novel by Charles McCarry( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailing to eighteenth-century America to reclaim her father's cargo ship, Fanny Harding is abducted by Indians and rescued by French officer Philippe de Saint-Christophe, who must choose between love and country
The better angels by Charles McCarry( Book )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incumbent Frosty Lockwood and former president Franklin Mallory contest the last presidential election of the century amid increasingly compromising reports of the involvement of both in the death of the Arab world's spiritual leader
The secret lovers by Charles McCarry( Book )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1960 at the peak of the cold war, the story turns on the smuggling of a vital manuscript out of Moscow. At dawn in Berlin, covert action officer Paul Christopher rendezvouses with the agent carrying the manuscript to the West. Minutes later, the courier is killed by a hit-and-run driver. And the questions begin. Who killed the courier, but, most of all, why?
The Miernik dossier by Charles McCarry( Book )

45 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE MIERNIK DOSSIER is a passport into the world of international espionage, of the agent and the double agent, of the double cross and triple cross, in which no man is what he seems, and what matters is not the information you receive, but whether the other side wants you to believe it or not. In short, a world in which the highly professional operatives are interested not so much in results but in the moves and counter-moves of The Game they play. Drop into this shadowy, cynical, supposedly sophisticated world a true innocent, an outsider who disregards all the rules of The Game and anything can happen. That is the theme of McCarry's taut and extraordinarily authentic coldwar espionage novel
Double Eagle : Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson, Larry Newman by Charles McCarry( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky bastard by Charles McCarry( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Czech and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man claiming to be President Kennedy's illegitimate son runs for president of the United States. He is Jack Fitzgerald Adams, a charming liar and womanizer whose campaign is organized and financed by a foreign secret service
From the field : a collection of writings from National geographic( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With no pictures at all, this collection includes such writers as Shelby Foote, Barry Lopez, Paul Theroux, Sir Edmund Hillary, Jane Goodall, Peter Benchley, David Remnick, Maya Angelou, Joseph Conrad, Diane Ackerman, and many others
The last supper by Charles McCarry( )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Paul Christopher, the world of espionage had become a region of the mad, in which men and women lived without conviction and were compelled by a craving for conspiracy. But now, he has to find the "mole" in the Outfit and demand justice from enemies, past and present. As he follows the twisting path of this secret American intelligence group, he discovers a trail of betrayal and violence that leads backward to the horrors of the Nazi era and plunges forward beyond the Vietnam War's labyrinth of lies
The secret lovers by Charles McCarry( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nervous courier delivers the handwritten manuscript of a dissident Russian novel to Paul Christopher early one morning in West Berlin. Minutes after the hand off, the courier's spine is neatly snapped by an impact with a passing black sedan. Meanwhile in Rome, Christopher's wife Cathy takes a famous film director as a lover to stir her husband out of the stoicism that defines his personality
Christopher's ghosts by Charles McCarry( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale spanning the period from the late 1930s to the height of the Cold War follows Paul Christopher's struggles against the rise of Nazi totalitarianism in Berlin through his efforts to escape the machinations of an S.S. officer who would kill Christopher for exposing the man's brutal actions
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MacCarry, Charles

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McCarry, Charles

Чарльз МакКэрри


マッカリー, C

マッキャリー, チャールズ

English (357)

French (17)

Spanish (14)

Dutch (12)

Danish (10)

German (9)

Italian (7)

Japanese (6)

Hebrew (3)

Finnish (1)

Czech (1)

Shelley's heart : a novelThe last supperOld boysSecond sight : a Paul Christopher novelChristopher's ghostsThe bride of the wilderness : a novelThe better angelsThe secret lovers