The Resource The accomplice, Joseph Kanon

The accomplice, Joseph Kanon

Label
The accomplice
Title
The accomplice
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Kanon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Seventeen years after the fall of the Third Reich, Max Weill has never forgotten the atrocities he saw as a prisoner at Auschwitz-nor the face of Dr. Otto Schramm, a camp doctor who worked with Mengele on appalling experiments and who sent Max's family to the gas chambers. As the war came to a close, Schramm was one of the many high-ranking former-Nazi officers who managed to escape Germany for new lives in South America, where leaders like Argentina's Juan Perón gave them safe harbor and new identities. With his life nearing its end, Max asks his nephew Aaron Wiley-an American CIA desk analyst-to complete the task Max never could: to track down Otto in Argentina, capture him, and bring him back to Germany to stand trial. Unable to deny Max, Aaron travels to Buenos Aires and discovers a city where Nazis thrive in plain sight, mingling with Argentine high society. He ingratiates himself with Otto's alluring but wounded daughter, whom he's convinced is hiding her father. Enlisting the help of a German newspaper reporter, an Israeli agent, and the obliging CIA station chief in Buenos Aires, he hunts for Otto-a complicated monster, unexpectedly human but still capable of murder if cornered. Unable to distinguish allies from enemies, Aaron will ultimately have to discover not only Otto, but the boundaries of his own personal morality, how far he is prepared to go to render justice"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kanon, Joseph
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nazi hunters
  • Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • War criminals
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Human experimentation in medicine
Label
The accomplice, Joseph Kanon
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9781501121425
Lccn
2019037415
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1085157703
  • 684582
  • (OCoLC)1085157703
Label
The accomplice, Joseph Kanon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9781501121425
Lccn
2019037415
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1085157703
  • 684582
  • (OCoLC)1085157703

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