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The Shanghai factor : a novel

by McCarry, Charles (Author)

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An American spy in China. Name: Unknown. Status: Sleeper. Just when he thought life had settled into a pleasant routine, he is called back to Washington. His assignment: go undercover as the American ambassador for a massive Chinese multinational conglomerate, and learn the secrets of their powerful... Full description

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Summary: An American spy in China. Name: Unknown. Status: Sleeper. Just when he thought life had settled into a pleasant routine, he is called back to Washington. His assignment: go undercover as the American ambassador for a massive Chinese multinational conglomerate, and learn the secrets of their powerful CEO Chen Qi, whom HQ believes to be a front man for the nearly uncrackable Chinese Intelligence, known as the Guoanbu.
Physical Description: 292 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780802121271
0802121276
Author Notes: Albert Charles McCarry Jr. was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on June 14, 1930. He enlisted in the Army, where he wrote for Stars and Stripes and edited a weekly Army newspaper in Bremerhaven, Germany. He was a dishwasher and newspaper reporter before becoming an assistant and speechwriter to Secretary of Labor James P. Mitchell. After two years, McCarry was recruited by the C.I.A. He worked for nine years as a deep cover operative in Europe, Asia and Africa.

He became an author of both fiction and nonfiction. His fiction works included Ark and The Paul Christopher series. His nonfiction works included Citizen Nader and three memoirs - two written with Alexander Haig Jr. and one written with Donald T. Regan. McCarry died from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage caused by a fall on February 26, 2019 at the age of 88.

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