The Nearest Exit by Olen Steinhauer
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The Nearest Exit Summary
Now faced with the end of his quiet, settled life, reluctant spy Milo Weaver has no choice but to turn back to his old job as a "tourist." Before he can get back to the CIAs dirty work, he has to prove his loyalty to his new bosses, who know little of Milos background and less about who is really pulling the strings in the government above the Department of Tourismor in the outside world, which is beginning to believe the legend of its existence. Milo is suddenly in a dangerous position, between right and wrong, between powerful self-interested men, between patriots and traitorsespecially as a man who has nothing left to lose.
The Nearest Exit Reviews
"While not quite as focused as The Tourist - at times too many important characters and multiple plots threaten to overwhelm the reader - this is still an extraordinarily complex and compelling thriller." - Library Journal
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Olen Steinhauer Author Biography
Olen Steinhauers widely acclaimed Eastern European crime series, which he was inspired to write while on a Fullbright fellowship, is a two-time Edgar Award finalist and has been shortlisted for the Anthony, the Macavity, the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger, and the Barry awards. Raised in Virginia, Steinhauer lives with his family in Budapest, Hungary.
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