Authors: Alex Carr
Tags: #Fiction, #Beirut (Lebanon), #Forgers, #Intelligence Service - United States, #France
This doesn’t mean, however, that we should substitute the watered-down truths of historical fiction for the real thing, or the musings of a fiction writer, whose ultimate loyalty lies with his or her story, for the more measured presentations of historians and journalists, whose allegiances are with the truth. We live in a world in which the costs of ignorance are simply too high.
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in Lexington, Virginia.
An Accidental American
is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA
An accidental American: a novel / Alex Carr.
1. Forgers— Fiction. 2. Terrorists— Portugal— Lisbon— Fiction. 3. France— Fiction. 4. Beirut (Lebanon)— Fiction. 5. Intelligence service— United States— Fiction. I. Title.
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