Tucker's Last Stand : Blackford Oakes

  • by William F. Buckley
  • Narrated by Christopher Hurt
  • Series: Blackford Oakes
  • 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

William F. Buckley's best-selling Blackford Oakes novels have set a new standard for stylish espionage entertainment. Now Buckley sends Oakes on his most thrilling adventure yet.The year is 1964. Faced with a hard-hitting presidential campaign and a deteriorating situation in Vietnam, Lyndon Johnson dispatches Oakes and a swashbuckling soldier of fortune named Tucker on secret missions to Southeast Asia. Tucker is to figure out how to interdict military traffic along the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Oakes is to supervise a secret operation in the Gulf of Tonkin, an operation that will give Johnson the excuse he needs for a greater U.S. military role in Vietnam.Filled with the intrigue, wit, and historical detail that have distinguished the previous novels of the series, Tucker's Last Stand is William F. Buckley, Jr. at his inimitable best.

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What the Critics Say

"Tense, chilling, unflaggingly lively." (Wall Street Journal)

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Tuckers last stand

Im sorry i bothered with this book, content is just OK, but there is constant background noise as if the narrator is working in an empty tin shed with a car running outside....disappointing.
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- andy collier

Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-01-2006
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.