Hardback Command authority / Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney.
Publication year: 2013
Publisher: London : Michael Joseph,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780718178871 (hbk.) :
Decades ago, when he was a young CIA analyst, President Jack Ryan, Sr. was sent on what was supposed to be a simple support mission to investigate the death of an operative who had been looking into suspicious banking activities at a Swiss bank. Ryan's dogged tenacity uncovered not only financial deceit, but also the existence of a KGB assassin, code-named Zenith. He was never able to find the killer.But in the shadowy world of covert operations, nothing stays hidden forever.In the present, a new strongman has emerged in the ever-chaotic Russian republic - the enigmatic President Valeri Volodin. His rise to power was meteoric, but shrouded in deception and treachery. The foundations of his personal empire are built on a bloody secret from his past, and he will eliminate anyone who comes close to that truth.
x, 739 pages ; 25 cm