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The perfect kill : 21 laws for assassins, Robert B. Baer

Label
The perfect kill : 21 laws for assassins
Title
The perfect kill
Title remainder
21 laws for assassins
Statement of responsibility
Robert B. Baer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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
  • "A book about assassinations and Baer's years in the CIA"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 327.12730092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
JK468.I6
LC item number
B336 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The perfect kill : 21 laws for assassins, Robert B. Baer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Control code
ocn890971493
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780399168574
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014022839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)890971493
Label
The perfect kill : 21 laws for assassins, Robert B. Baer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Control code
ocn890971493
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780399168574
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014022839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)890971493

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