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Who's on First

(1980)
(The third book in the Blackford Oakes series)
A novel by

 
Abbot: "I'm telling you. Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know is on third."; Costello: "Well, all I'm trying to find out is what's the guy's name on first base.'; Abbott: "Oh, no, no. What's on second base."; Costello "I'm not asking you who's on second."; Abbott: "Who's on first.";

We've all heard the old Abbott and Costello routine, but only master novelist William F. Buckley Jr. could ever have imagined in it the set-up for a gripping spy thriller. It's 1956 and the United States is locked in a do-or-die space race with the Russians. Who will get there first? Once more, it's up to supersecret agent Blackford Oakes to see that the good guys win. His assignment is to kidnap two Russian missile scientists who can help put the Americans in front for good. To succeed, he must dodge a lethal combination of murderous KGB agents and vengeful Hungarian freedom fighters - fresh from the bloody streets of Budapest - who mistake Oakes for their enemy. Who's on First was originally published in hardcover in 1980. Gobbled up by readers who had savoured Buckley's earlier Blackford Oakes thrillers, the novel also attracted plenty of attention from reviewers. "Timeless" - The Boston Gl

 
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Hardback Editions

September 1980 : UK Hardback
Title: Who's on First
Author(s): William F Buckley
ISBN: 0-7139-1359-2 / 978-0-7139-1359-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
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February 1980 : USA Hardback
Title: Who's on First
Author(s): William F Buckley
ISBN: 0-385-15231-0 / 978-0-385-15231-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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February 1980 : USA Hardback
Title: Who's on First?
Author(s): William F Buckley
ISBN: 0-385-14681-7 / 978-0-385-14681-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

March 1997 : USA Paperback
Title: Who's on First (Blackford Oakes Novel)
Author(s): William F Buckley
ISBN: 1-888952-28-8 / 978-1-888952-28-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing
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November 1992 : USA Paperback
Title: Who's on First
Author(s): William F Buckley
ISBN: 0-06-104150-5 / 978-0-06-104150-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harpercollins (Mm)
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February 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Who's on First
Author(s): William F Buckley Jr
ISBN: 0-380-52555-0 / 978-0-380-52555-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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1980 : UK Paperback
Title: Who's on First
Author(s): William F Buckley
ISBN: 0-14-005611-4 / 978-0-14-005611-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Audio Editions

January 2013 : USA Audio CD
Title: Who's on First: A Blackford Oakes Mystery (Blackford Oakes Mysteries)
Author(s): William F Buckley Jr Jr
ISBN: 1-4332-1608-6 / 978-1-4332-1608-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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July 2008 : USA Audio edition
Title: Who's on First: A Blackford Oakes Mystery
Author(s): William F Buckley
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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July 2008 : UK Audio edition
Title: Who's on First: A Blackford Oakes Mystery
Author(s): William F Buckley
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 1982 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Who's On First
Author(s): William F , Jr Buckley
ISBN: 0-7366-0682-3 / 978-0-7366-0682-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc.
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January 1980 : Audio Cassette
Title: Who's on First
Author(s): William F , Jr Buckley
ISBN: 5557081038 / 978-5557081030
Publisher: Books on Tape
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Kindle Editions

December 2015 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Who's on First (The Blackford Oakes Mysteries)
Author(s): William F Buckley
Publisher: mysteriouspress.com
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Who's on First (The Blackford Oakes Mysteries)
Author(s): William F Buckley
Publisher: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
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