"Charles McCarry's novel of espionage and foreign affairs, was a major bestseller upon its first publication in 1975. Spun from the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and featuring secret agent Paul Christopher, it's a tour de force of action and enigma." "Christopher, at the height of his powers, believes he knows who arranged the assassination, and why. His theory is so destructive of the legend of the dead president, though, and so dangerous to the survival of foreign policy that he is ordered to desist from investigating. But he is a man who lives by, and for, the truth - and his internal compunctions force him to the heart of the matter. Christopher resigns from the Agency and embarks on a tour of investigation that takes him from Paris to Rome, Zurich, the Congo, and Saigon. Threatened by Kennedy's assassins and by his own government, Christopher follows the scent of his suspicion - one breath behind the truth, one step ahead of discovery and death."--BOOK JACKET.McCarry, Charles is the author of 'Tears of Autumn - Charles McCarry - Mass Market Paperback' with ISBN 9780451131287 and ISBN 0451131282.