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by William F. Buckley Jr.

  • Author: William F. Buckley Jr.
  • ISBN: 0394576756
  • ISBN13: 978-0394576756
  • ePub: 1126 kb | FB2: 1744 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Genre Fiction
  • Publisher: Random House; 1st edition (December 26, 1990)
  • Pages: 259
  • Rating: 4.6/5
  • Votes: 857
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Tucker's Last Stand ePub download

In typical Buckley style, "Tucker's Last Stand" moves deliberately but lacks compelling moments. You won't stay awake reading this book.

In typical Buckley style, "Tucker's Last Stand" moves deliberately but lacks compelling moments. The best part of the book is the glimpse it gives of some real, historic people (LBJ, Goldwater, MacNamara). I read this after being introduced to Buckley's Blackford Oakes series by way of the novel Saving the Queen. com) the movie The Quiet American. Tucker's Last Stand dovetails nicely with The Quiet American, as both stories are espionage-thrillers set in Vietnam during the murky years between WWII and America's full-scale war in that country.

Tucker's Last Stand book. Lyndon Baines Johnson and Barry Goldwater are.

Tucker’s Last Stand A Blackford Oakes Mystery William F. Buckley, Jr. MYSTERIOUSPRESS. COM FOR JAMES P. MCFADDEN Devotedly (and with apologies) BOOK 1 1 February 2

Tucker’s Last Stand A Blackford Oakes Mystery William F. MYSTERIOUSPRESS Tucker’s Last Stand. A Blackford Oakes Mystery. William F. For james p. mcfadden. Devotedly (and with apologies). BOOK 1. 1. February 2, 1964.

Tucker's Last Stand is the 9th book in the Blackford Oakes Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any .

Buckley also hosted the popular television show Firing Line and wrote a twice-weekly syndicated newspaper column. He is the author of more than 50 books, including titles on history, politics, and sailing, as well as a series of spy novels featuring CIA agent Blackford Oakes. Библиографические данные. Tucker's Last Stand The Blackford Oakes Mysteries (Том 9).

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Blackie and Tucker are separated, Blackie to fuzz up the flow of Soviet war goods through the Gulf of Tonkin and .

Blackie and Tucker are separated, Blackie to fuzz up the flow of Soviet war goods through the Gulf of Tonkin and Tucker to plant his sound devices. Eventually, Tucker decides that Lao Duc has the right idea about shortening the war, and this leads to his arrest by the South Vietnamese as a traitor. Buckley strives with fair effect to ring soft bells on the Martyred Buddy Theme familiar to fans of far-off wars since Beau Geste. Sensible spying, with buffoonish Lyndon Johnson for comic relief.

Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere. Publisher: MysteriousPress. com Open RoadReleased: Aug 25, 2015ISBN: 9781504018579Format: book. carousel previous carousel next. See You Later, Alligator. If you think so, you and Buckley are the only people who think it’s such an interesting idea.

From William F. Buckley J. nationally bestselling author and one of the keenest political minds of our time-comes an ingenious blending . nationally bestselling author and one of the keenest political minds of our time-comes an ingenious blending of satire and suspense, the riveting tale of an presidential candidate and the dark shadows cast behind him. Read online. Blackford Oakes is sent to Germany to stop a righteous nationalist from starting a world war When the Wehrmacht took Warsaw, Alex Wintergrin led the charge Read online.

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Dispatched by the United States government to Vietnam in the wake of the chaotic events of 1964, Blackford Oakes and a swashbuckling mercenary named Tucker stir up trouble along the Ho Chi Minh Trail and in the Gulf of Tonkin
Malien
Buckley gives us an interesting snapshot of one aspect of the Vietnam War -- namely, a high-tech attempt to interdict movement down the fabled Ho Chi Minh Trail. Although fictional, it deals with a lot of fact and brings back searing memories of those days in the early 1960s before the U.S. became so fully immersed in the Vietnam War. Though an interesting period piece, the book fails to excite the reader. In typical Buckley style, "Tucker's Last Stand" moves deliberately but lacks compelling moments. You won't stay awake reading this book. The best part of the book is the glimpse it gives of some real, historic people (LBJ, Goldwater, MacNamara). A fictional footnote it is. A thriller it aint.
Faugami
I lived through those years, demonstrated, got tear-gassed, and eventually won myself a 4-F, was impressed with the level of discussion and debate on "The Firing LIne" but still had milk on my chin. Decades later, reading this book, I found the description of the Gulf of Tonkin incident fascinating. Buckley goes into a great deal of detail into the political chicanery behind the construction and execution of a false flag event designed primarily to fool the public. The book is worth reading just for that.
Onaxan
A workmanlike later novel in the Blackford Oakes series. The detail about Vietnam and the politics of the time (much of it is set in 1964) is striking and vintage Buckley. However, the fate of Oakes' colleague and titular character is obvious from early in the book. Read it for how it brings history to life in a fictional setting and to catch up on the latest in the life of the series hero -- both are worthwhile, and entertaining, reasons. But not as much for the storyline; there isn't much mystery here.
Kagda
Apparently one of Buckley's more (for Buckley, at least) ambivalent takes on the Cold War. I read this after being introduced to Buckley's Blackford Oakes series by way of the novel Saving the Queen. I also recently watched (and reviewed on Amazon.com) the movie The Quiet American. Tucker's Last Stand dovetails nicely with The Quiet American, as both stories are espionage-thrillers set in Vietnam during the murky years between WWII and America's full-scale war in that country. If you enjoy Buckley's erudite yet breezy writing, and you enjoy historical fiction -- particular of this era -- then count this book as a "recommend."
Gholbirdred
Bill Buckley took a break from Blackford Oakes to give us this exciting Vietnam-era war novel, and I'm glad he did. Tucker is an excellent protagonist in the vein of Clancy's "Mr. Clark".
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