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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (5 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William F. Buckley Narrator: James Buschmann Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Blackford Oakes Mysteries Release Date: January 2006 ISBN: 9781455181193
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It is 1961 in Berlin, and the Cold War is at its most chilling. Suave CIA agent Blackford Oakes has come to investigate.

Brilliant, charismatic, and with a tragic past, Henri Tod is head of Bruderschaft, the underground anti-Communist organization. Oakes will need his help in cracking the dark plots the Eastern bloc powers are hatching. And the KGB have found the one chink in Tod’s armor.

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  • “[Blackford Oakes’] adventures make for excellent entertainment, nowhere more so than in this smoothly plotted tale of the weeks leading to the sudden rising of the Berlin Wall.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “It is a humdinger…and [Buckley] is a whopping good storyteller.”

    San Diego Union

  • “Buckley regales us with his wry wit and keeps us interested with his swift pacing and dynamic characterizations.”

    Boston Herald

  • “A pulse-racing thriller. [It] holds the reader in thrall.”

    Publishers Weekly

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    " Berlin before the Wall but after JFK is elected. Some good quotes about how all socialism is the desire to control other people's lives. "

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About the Author

William F. Buckley Jr. (1925–2008)—a syndicated columnist, author, editor, television host, and adventurer—was the founder of National Review and the host of the Emmy Award–winning Firing Line, the longest-running public affairs program in television history with a single host. Buckley was the award-winning author of many bestsellers, starting with God and Man at Yale.

About the Narrator

James Buschmann is an elementary school teacher and community theater actor. He and his wife and their two daughters live in Northern California, within earshot of the surf.