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Second Sight

(1991)
(The sixth book in the Paul Christopher series)
A novel by

 
 
Since his reemergence with the publication of Old Boys, Charles McCarry has been heralded as one of the select few espionage novelists who manages to break out of his genre to shine as a brilliant and unique novelist. Second Sight is seventh in the series that follows the legendary spy Paul Christopher--a man ensnared by a line of work that never failed to exert its insidious influence outside professional boundaries. Now retired and living the quiet life as a loving husband in Washington, D.C., Christopher has survived battlefields of World War II, undercover Cold War killing grounds, and imprisonment in China. But now, throughout the Arab world, U.S. agents are being kidnapped and brain-drained by an unidentified enemy armed with a diabolical new drug. Christopher's old friend and superior in "the Outfit" calls with a command he feels he must obey. But what begins for Christopher as a global manhunt swiftly turns into something far closer to home. For the key to the danger he must defuse is a secret buried deep in his own perilous past. In a breathtaking, nerve-twisting plot that spins its way from pre-Nazi Germany to Vietnam, through love affairs and murders, old scores have to be settled, grim reckonings must be made. And at the apex of suspense, a ravishing, strangely gifted Berber woman reappears like a half-forgotten memory, holding the future in her mind's eye and Paul Christopher's fate in her hands. McCarry's mastery is unmatched as he weaves past and present together in this world-spanning thriller, transporting the reader into the minds of those who work, live and love within a world of secrets.

Genre: Thriller

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Used availability for Charles McCarry's Second Sight

Hardback Editions

October 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Second Sight: A Paul Christopher Novel (Paul Christopher Novels)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-58567-878-3 / 978-1-58567-878-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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July 1991 : UK Hardback

Title: Second Sight
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-09-175026-1 / 978-0-09-175026-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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July 1991 : USA Hardback
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Title: Second Sight
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-525-24985-0 / 978-0-525-24985-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton
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Paperback Editions

August 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Second Sight
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-7156-4505-6 / 978-0-7156-4505-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd.
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March 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Second Sight (Paul Christopher 7) (Paul Christopher Novels)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-7156-3735-5 / 978-0-7156-3735-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
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March 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Second Sight (Paul Christopher Novels)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-59020-150-7 / 978-1-59020-150-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Overlook Press
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February 1997 : UK Paperback

Title: Second Sight
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-85891-386-1 / 978-1-85891-386-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Senate
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1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: Second Sight
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 1-85501-518-8 / 978-1-85501-518-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Sheridan Book Company
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December 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: Second Sight
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-09-997150-X / 978-0-09-997150-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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June 1992 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Second Sight
Author(s): Charles McCarry
ISBN: 0-451-17251-5 / 978-0-451-17251-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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Kindle Editions

March 2009 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Second Sight (Paul Christopher Novels)
Author(s): Charles McCarry
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Availability: Amazon CA