Last Call For Blackford Oakes - Plot

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CIA agent Blackford Oakes confronts Kim Philby, a spy for the Soviet Union, in 1987.

The Blackford Oakes series by William F. Buckley, Jr.
Novels
  • Saving the Queen (1976)
  • Stained Glass (1979)
  • Who's on First (1980)
  • Marco Polo, if You Can (1982)
  • The Story of Henri Tod (1984)
  • See You Later, Alligator (1985)
  • High Jinx (1986)
  • Mongoose R.I.P. (1987)
  • Tucker's Last Stand (1990)
  • A Very Private Plot (1994)
  • Last Call for Blackford Oakes (2005)
Other literary works
  • The Blackford Oakes Reader (1999)
Other articles
  • List of Blackford Oakes novels


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