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The Old Boys

(2004)
(The seventh book in the Paul Christopher series)
A novel by

 
 
Charles McCarry is considered by many to be a master of spy fiction In his magnificent new novel - his first for almost a decade - McCarry returns to the world of Paul Christopher, the crack intelligence agent who is as skilled at choosing a fine wine as he is at tradecraft, at once elegant and dangerous, sophisticated and rough-and-ready. As the novel opens, Christopher, ageing but fit, is dining with his cousin Horace, also an ex-agent. The delicious dinner is uneventful. A day later Christopher has vanished. The months pass; peculiarly, his ashes are delivered by a Chinese official to the American consulate in Beijing. A memorial service is held in Washington. But Horace is not convinced that Christopher is dead and, enlisting the support of four other retired colleagues, he gets the Old Boys back in the game. Beginning with a photo of a woman's hand holding a centuries- old scroll, once in the possession of the Nazis and now sought by the American government as well as Muslim extremists, Horace Christopher and the Old Boys travel the globe. Harrassed by American intelligence, hunted by terroists, their search takes them from Xinjiang to Brazil, from Rome to Tel Aviv, Budapest to Moscow. Their mission: to find Paul Christopher and the unspeakably dangerous truth.

Genre: Thriller

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Hardback Editions

September 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-297-84765-1 / 978-0-297-84765-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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April 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-58567-545-8 / 978-1-58567-545-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Press
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Old Boys: A Thriller (Paul Christopher)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-4683-1435-1 / 978-1-4683-1435-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Overlook Press
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June 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-7156-4303-7 / 978-0-7156-4303-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
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August 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-7538-1981-3 / 978-0-7538-1981-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Phoenix
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May 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Old Boys: none
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-7538-2008-0 / 978-0-7538-2008-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Phoenix
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April 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Old Boys: A Thriller (Paul Christopher Novel)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-14-303549-5 / 978-0-14-303549-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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June 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-58567-640-3 / 978-1-58567-640-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Overlook Press
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Audio Editions

June 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Old Boys (Paul Christopher Novels, Book 6) (The Paul Christopher Novels)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-4417-5872-0 / 978-1-4417-5872-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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November 2010 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Old Boys (The Paul Christopher Novels, Book 6) (Library Edition)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-4417-5869-0 / 978-1-4417-5869-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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November 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Old Boys (The Paul Christopher Novels, Book 6) (Library Edition)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-4417-5870-4 / 978-1-4417-5870-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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November 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Old Boys (The Paul Christopher Novels, Book 6)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-4417-5873-9 / 978-1-4417-5873-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2010 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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February 2005 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-59007-600-1 / 978-1-59007-600-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Millenium Audio
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October 2004 : USA Audio CD

Title: Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-59007-601-X / 978-1-59007-601-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Millenium Audio
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Kindle Editions

June 2004 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Old Boys
Author(s): Charles McCarry
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Availability: Amazon CA