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The American Mission

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
Global headlines come to life as intrigue and international politics collide in the Congo in this electrifying debut thriller from Matthew Palmer.

After a devastating experience in Darfur strips Alex Baines, former rising star of the State Department, of his security clearances, he is faced with two choices: Spend the rest of his career in visa-stamping limbo or move to the private sector. On the verge of resigning, he receives a call from his old mentor with an incredible opportunity to start over, restoring both his security clearances and his reputation. The job isn't quite what Alex imagined it to be when he finds a shady U.S. based mining company everywhere he turns. As violence in the political climate escalates, Alex struggles to balance the best interests of the United States with the fate of the Congo and its people. His loyalties are put to the test as he races to determine the right course of action.

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"There's the mission the public knows, and the mission we'll never see. Matthew Palmer knows both, which is what makes The American Mission crackle with complexity and authenticity. What a debut." - Brad Meltzer


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Used availability for Matthew Palmer's The American Mission

Hardback Editions

June 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The American Mission
Author(s): Matthew Palmer
ISBN: 0-399-16570-3 / 978-0-399-16570-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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Paperback Editions

April 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The American Mission
Author(s): Matthew Palmer
ISBN: 0-425-27538-8 / 978-0-425-27538-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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Audio Editions

June 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The American Mission
Author(s): Matthew Palmer
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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June 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The American Mission
Author(s): Matthew Palmer
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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June 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The American Mission
Author(s): Matthew Palmer
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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June 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The American Mission: Library Edition
Author(s): Matthew Palmer
ISBN: 1-4830-0764-2 / 978-1-4830-0764-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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June 2014 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The American Mission
Author(s): Matthew Palmer
ISBN: 1-4830-0765-0 / 978-1-4830-0765-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The American Mission
Author(s): Matthew Palmer
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU