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The perfect kill : 21 laws for assassins

Robert Baer author.

2014

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (JK 468 .I6 B336 2014 )()

  • Title:
    The perfect kill : 21 laws for assassins
  • Author: Robert Baer author.
  • Description: The assassin's catechism -- The bastard has to deserve it -- Make it count -- Placate the edifice until it's time to blow it up -- Every act a bullet or a shield -- Always have a backup for everything -- Tend your reputation like a rare orchid -- Rent the gun, buy the bullet -- Vet your proxies in blood -- Don't shoot everyone in the room -- Never cede tactical control -- Own the geography -- Make it personal -- No dancing with the feathers -- Don't get caught in flagrante delicto -- Don't miss -- If you can't control the kill, control the aftermath -- He who laughs last shoots first -- Like a bolt of lightning out of a clear blue sky -- Always have an encore in your pocket -- Nothing wounded moves uphill -- Get to it quickly.
    "A book about assassinations and Baer's years in the CIA"--
    Sometimes assassination is the senseless act of a psychotic, a bloodletting without social value. Other times, it can be the sanest and most humane way to change the course of conflict: one bullet, one death, case closed. For Baer, one of the most accomplished agents to ever work for the CIA, it's a source of endless fascination, speculation, and intrigue. He takes us through the history of political murder; his firsthand experience with political executions; and his decades-long cat-and-mouse hunt, across the Middle East and Europe, for the most effective and deadliest assassin of the modern age.
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  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: New York : Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group USA
  • Format: xvii, 310 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780399168574 (hardback);ISBN 0399168575 (hardback)
  • Subjects: Baer, Robert; United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History; Assassination -- History; BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs; TRUE CRIME / Murder / General
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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