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Body of Lies: A Novel (Movie Tie-In)

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CIA soldier Roger Ferris has come out of Iraq with a shattered leg and an intense mission'"to penetrate the network of a master terrorist known only as "Suleiman." Ferris's plan is inspired by a masterpiece of British intelligence during World War II: He prepares a body of lies, literally the corpse of an imaginary CIA officer who appears to have accomplished the impossible by recruiting an agent within the enemy's ranks.

This scheme binds friend and foe in a web of extraordinary subtlety and complexity. When it begins to unravel, Ferris finds himself flying blind into a hurricane. His only hope is the urbane head of Jordan's intelligence service. But can Ferris trust him?

Synopsis:

CIA soldier Roger Ferris has come out of Iraqwith a shatteredleg and anintensemission-topenetrate thenetwork of a master terroristknown only as Suleiman.Ferris'splan is inspired by a masterpiece ofBritishintelligence duringWorld WarII: He prepares a body of lies, literally the corpse of an imaginary CIA officer who appearsto haveaccomplished theimpossible by recruiting anagent within the enemy'sranks.

This scheme binds friend and foe in a web of extraordinary subtlety andcomplexity. When it begins to unravel, Ferrisfinds himself flying blind into a hurricane. His only hope is the urbane head of Jordan'sintelligence service. But can Ferris trusthim?

Synopsis:

The novel made into the major motion picture released October 2008, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe: "Clever [and] well-paced, Body of Lies is hard to put down."--John Miller, Wall Street Journal

Synopsis:

CIA soldier Roger Ferris has come out of Iraq with a shattered leg and an intense mission--to penetrate the network of a master terrorist known only as "Suleiman." Ferris's plan is inspired by a masterpiece of British intelligence during World War II: He prepares a body of lies, literally the corpse of an imaginary CIA officer who appears to have accomplished the impossible by recruiting an agent within the enemy's ranks.

This scheme binds friend and foe in a web of extraordinary subtlety and complexity. When it begins to unravel, Ferris finds himself flying blind into a hurricane. His only hope is the urbane head of Jordan's intelligence service. But can Ferris trust him?

About the Author

David Ignatius, a prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, has been covering the Middle East and the CIA for more than twenty-five years. He lives in Washington, DC.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393334296
Author:
Ignatius, David
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Media Tie-In - General
Subject:
Movie or Television Tie-In
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Technothrillers
Edition Description:
Movie Tie-In Edition
Series:
Movie Tie-in Editions
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

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Product details 352 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393334296 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , CIA soldier Roger Ferris has come out of Iraqwith a shatteredleg and anintensemission-topenetrate thenetwork of a master terroristknown only as Suleiman.Ferris'splan is inspired by a masterpiece ofBritishintelligence duringWorld WarII: He prepares a body of lies, literally the corpse of an imaginary CIA officer who appearsto haveaccomplished theimpossible by recruiting anagent within the enemy'sranks.

This scheme binds friend and foe in a web of extraordinary subtlety andcomplexity. When it begins to unravel, Ferrisfinds himself flying blind into a hurricane. His only hope is the urbane head of Jordan'sintelligence service. But can Ferris trusthim?

"Synopsis" by , The novel made into the major motion picture released October 2008, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe: "Clever [and] well-paced, Body of Lies is hard to put down."--John Miller, Wall Street Journal
"Synopsis" by , CIA soldier Roger Ferris has come out of Iraq with a shattered leg and an intense mission--to penetrate the network of a master terrorist known only as "Suleiman." Ferris's plan is inspired by a masterpiece of British intelligence during World War II: He prepares a body of lies, literally the corpse of an imaginary CIA officer who appears to have accomplished the impossible by recruiting an agent within the enemy's ranks.

This scheme binds friend and foe in a web of extraordinary subtlety and complexity. When it begins to unravel, Ferris finds himself flying blind into a hurricane. His only hope is the urbane head of Jordan's intelligence service. But can Ferris trust him?

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