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See You Later, Alligator: Blackford Oakes in Havana

WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY

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ISBN 10: 0385194420 / ISBN 13: 9780385194426
Published by Doubleday Books February 1985, 1985
Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. with some minimal toning at the spine. On the eve of the 'Cuban Missile Crisis' President Kennedy has approved Projecto Caiman (alligator) and the CIA sends Blackford Oakes to manage it, and he runs up against one of Fidel Castro's top operators named Che Guevara, providing what is probably one of the best, truest, and most interesting full-length portraits of this murderous revolutionary. Bookseller Inventory # 20080917103016

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Title: See You Later, Alligator: Blackford Oakes in...

Publisher: Doubleday Books February 1985

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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The year is 1961, the setting Havana. CIA super-secret agent Blackford Oakes is sent there on a mission only to find himself in the eye of an international political hurricane. President Kennedy, who has selected Oakes to meet with the Che Guevara inside Castro's Cuba, has contrived a daring plan?dubbed Operation Alligator?that will hopefully bring about an era of detente in East-West relations.

The communists, however, have another agenda: a double-cross that has terrifying consequences. Soon Oakes is trapped in Cuba, and the heat is on. Warming the climate greatly is the sultry beauty Catalina. The weather forecast: betrayal, power politics, and sudden death.

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