North Vietnamese troops are at the border of Thailand, poised to pursue Cambodian rebels across the line. By violating Thailand's sovereignty, they will draw the U.S. into another war. And so, in this adventure novel, the CIA sends Michael Parker on an unusual mission. He will offer the Cambodian resistance arms in exchange for a valuable supply of morphine that the U.S. will keep from the hands of drug dealers. But agent Parker is seized, and in his stead, a one-eyed golden boy, code name Sawyer, is sent together with a beautiful Eurasian companion. Kaplan (Hour of the Assassin tries to reconcile worshipful attitudes toward Oriental wisdom with a harsh portrayal of Asian cruelties committed for selfish as well as national interests. Sometimes this combination gives his novel a thrilling plausibility. Often, it leaves the battered English of Kaplan's many perfidious Oriental characters ringing uncomfortably in the reader's ears.

Genre: Thriller

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Hardback Editions

July 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dragonfire
Author(s): Andrew Kaplan
ISBN: 0-446-51377-6 / 978-0-446-51377-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
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April 1987 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dragonfire
Author(s): Andrew Kaplan
ISBN: 0-7126-1455-9 / 978-0-7126-1455-9 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

May 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dragonfire
Author(s): Andrew Kaplan
ISBN: 0-09-947980-X / 978-0-09-947980-2 (UK edition)
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April 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dragon Fire
Author(s): Andrew Kaplan
ISBN: 0-446-34658-6 / 978-0-446-34658-0 (USA edition)
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1988 : Mass Market Paperback
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Audio Editions

February 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dragonfire: A Novel
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February 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Dragonfire: A Novel
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Title: Dragonfire: A Novel
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Title: Dragonfire: A Novel
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Kindle Editions

October 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dragonfire: A Novel
Author(s): Andrew Kaplan
Publisher: Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
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