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A Firing Offense Book Summary and Study Guide. George P. Pelecanos Booklist George P. Pelecanos Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Firing Offense; Nick Stefanos isn't in the business of finding missing people, but when the grandfather of a former stock boy at the company he works for asks him to find the kid, he agrees -- with. In a break from the Middle East focus of his first three thrillers (The Bank of Fear, , etc.), Ignatius forces the hero of this tense new novel to walk a tightrope between digging up foreign-intrigue stories for his paper and doing increasingly dangerous chores for the CIA. It all begins innocently enough, when Rupert Cohen, an Agency loose cannon who wants to trade his cloak and dagger.
"A FIRING OFFENSE is an uncomfortably real story about Eric Truell's journalistic adventures as he tiptoes upon the thin ice that separates his professional commitment from the apparently noble needs of the CIA. Written in the first person, this narrative is right up Richard Ferrone's alley. A dark alley it is. Mar 23, · A Firing Offense (Book): Ignatius, David, A spy thriller on two journalists from a New York newspaper who are part-time spies, one for the Americans, the other for the French. They become key players in a big business deal with China for which France and the U.S. are competing. The novel looks at the ethics of journalism. By the author of The Bank of Fear.
Get this from a library! A firing offense. [David Ignatius] -- A journalist becomes a Privvy to sensitive information leaked by a maverick CIA agent, but as his ties to the CIA deepen, he begins to wonder if he has made his paper an unwitting player in a private. Jun 29, · Read "A Firing Offense" by George P. Pelecanos available from Rakuten Kobo. As the advertising director of Nutty Nathan's, Nick Stefanos knows all /5.
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Jan 01, · Interaction between journalists and the entities they are covering is the major thread of A FIRING OFFENSE. In this book, it has gone so far that a respected journalist became a henchman for a foreign government, planting stories beneficial to that country into the newspaper/5.
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A Firing Offense A Five Star Title was originally published inPelecanos’ first book /5. Jul 15, · A Firing Offense (A Five Star Title) [George P.
Pelecanos] on thebindyagency.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The book that introduces Nick Stefanos. The Pelecanos market continues to /5(22). May 28, · The cover of David Ignatius' "A Firing Offense" carries the following promotional blurb from former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee: "A dynamite thriller with the coolest, smartest journalist that fiction ever produced." Bradlee's known some smart journalists in his day, including Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein/5.
A Firing Offense is his first novel, a novel featuring his auto-biographical character, Nick Stefanos. A PI novel, A Firing Offense often gets a bad rap but I really enjoyed all of it and it honestly didn't seem like a first novel at all.
Like one review on the back cover states, it's like Chinatown meets Glengarry Glen Ross/5(11). May 28, · A firing offense I had a hard time putting this book down. Ignatius does a wonderful job of integrating the moral issues of one's professional life while following the rules.
The twists and turns in this story are so compelling. It makes one wonder about the workings of all the organizations he describes/5(33). He started his writing career in the year with the release of his first book titled A Firing Offense.
This book also debuted his Nick Stefanos series. Since then, author Pelecanos has penned multiple novel series and books in his writing career. Author Pelecanos. Jun 29, · As the advertising director of Nutty Nathan's, Nick Stefanos knows all the tricks of the electronics business.
Blow-out sales and shady deals were his life. When one of the stockboys disappears, it's not news: just another metalhead who went off chasing some dream of big money and easy living.
But t /5(17). A Firing Offense is a crime novel and the debut from author George thebindyagency.com is set in Washington, D.C. and focuses on marketing executive Nick Stefanos as he investigates the disappearance of a colleague. It is the first of several Pelecanos novels to feature the character and the first of a trilogy with Stefanos as the main thebindyagency.com: George Pelecanos.
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A firing offense Item Preview Pages: That agreement to help the CIA is the "firing offense" of the title. Truell is an interesting - if modestly fanciful - character.
But the star of the book is legendary reporter Arthur Bowman, a veteran correspondent who has surreptitiously already committed his firing offense.4/5(3). A Firing Offense Book Summary and Study Guide. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Firing Offense; A young, talented journalist working and writing in Paris named Eric Truell is on the fast track to success when he writes about corruption in the award of a huge Chinese telecommunications contract to a French company.
As Truell gets deeper. Jan 01, · At its face value, "A Firing Offense" is a first-rate action-adventure yarn, with description and character development by a real craftsman.
At a more satisfying level, Ignatius uses the device of a reporter being drawn incrementally into cooperating with the CIA as an allegory for how our numerous "little decisions" in our lives put us on paths that make the "big decisions" foregone Cited by: 2.
Jul 02, · A Firing Offense by David Ignatius,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Jul 24, · A FIRING OFFENSE. By David Ignatius. pages. $ Random House.
Reviewed by Joseph Fitchett. THIS superior thriller is the best serious. St Martins Press, Hardcover. As New/As New. This is the authors first book. So when the missing boy's grandfather begs Nick Stefanos to find the kid, Nick says he'll try. A Firing Offense, Nick Stefanos' debut, shows why, as Barry Gifford puts it, ""To miss out on Pelecanos would be criminal."".
May 28, · Read Book Review: A Firing Offense by David Ignatius. When rising-star reporter Eric Truell accepts information from a maverick CIA agent, he becomes enmeshed i/5(30). Feb 26, · thebindyagency.com: A FIRING OFFENSE.: A FINE FIRST IN DJ.
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Very Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket with an 1/8" closed tear at head of spine and tiny rubs at flap fold corners. A much nicer dustjacket than is usually found with this book/5(K).Jan 08, · This book, written by a respected journalist, is as fresh as tomorrow's headlines and as relevant as today's news.
Eric Truell is a rising star young reporter for the new York Mirror. Yet, despite the fact that it is "a firing offense", he becomes increasingly entangled with the CIA and International espionage and thebindyagency.com: A Firing Offense, Nick Stefanos' debut, shows why, as Barry Gifford puts it, "To miss out on Pelecanos would be criminal." Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Kindle Book.