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The Resource Assegai, Wilbur Smith

Assegai, Wilbur Smith

Label
Assegai
Title
Assegai
Statement of responsibility
Wilbur Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ex-soldier Leon Courtney, working as a professional hunter in British East Africa on the eve of World War I, has become famous after leading U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt on a safari, which leads to his being recruited to gather information on German industrialist Count Otto von Meerbach, and the task becomes dangerous when he falls in love with Meerbach's mistress, and stumbles on a plot to wipe out the British forces in Africa
Member of
Summary
On the eve of the World War I, ex-soldier turned professional hunter Leon Courtney is recruited by his uncle Penrod Ballantyne, commander of the British forces in East Africa, to gather information on one of his clients, Count Otto von Meerbach, and soonfinds himself left alone to frustrate von Meerbach's plan to wipe out the British forces in Africa
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
304561
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Wilbur A
Dewey number
  • 823/.914
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PR9405.9.S5
LC item number
A9 2009
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Courtney series
Series volume
[13]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British
  • Hunting guides
  • Germans
  • Safaris
  • British
  • Hunting guides
  • Germans
  • Safaris
  • Spy stories
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Assegai, Wilbur Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Control code
21410378
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
471 p.
Isbn
9780312567248
Isbn Type
(trade : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009001383
Other physical details
col. map
System control number
  • (rplri)47885
  • (IMchF)fol12434550
Label
Assegai, Wilbur Smith
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Control code
21410378
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
471 p.
Isbn
9780312567248
Isbn Type
(trade : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009001383
Other physical details
col. map
System control number
  • (rplri)47885
  • (IMchF)fol12434550

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