The Manchurian Candidate

The classic thriller about a hostile foreign power infiltrating American politics: “Brilliant . . . wild and exhilarating.” —The New Yorker A war hero and the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, Sgt.

The Manchurian Candidate

The classic thriller about a hostile foreign power infiltrating American politics: “Brilliant . . . wild and exhilarating.” —The New Yorker A war hero and the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, Sgt. Raymond Shaw is keeping a deadly secret—even from himself. During his time as a prisoner of war in North Korea, he was brainwashed by his Communist captors and transformed into a deadly weapon—a sleeper assassin, programmed to kill without question or mercy at his captors’ signal. Now he’s been returned to the United States with a covert mission: to kill a candidate running for US president . . . This “shocking, tense” and sharply satirical novel has become a modern classic, and was the basis for two film adaptations (San Francisco Chronicle). “Crammed with suspense.” —Chicago Tribune “Condon is wickedly skillful.” —Time

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Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Richard Condon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-25 - Publisher: RosettaBooks

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The Manchurian Candidate
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Greil Marcus
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

"It may be the most sophisticated political thriller ever made in Hollywood," film critic Pauline Kael wrote of John Frankenheimer's terrifying 1962 political thriller about an American serviceman brainwashed in Korea and made into an assassin. Sophisticated to be sure, it's also a headlong fall through the looking-glass of American
The Search for the
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: John Marks
Categories: Behavior modification
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978 - Publisher: Crown

Here is the extraordinary story of how the Central Intelligence Agency waged a careful and systematic assault on the human psyche. John Marks ... reveals what was perhaps the most sinister activity ever engaged in by an organ of the United States government. He describes how the government conducted a
The Search for the
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: John D. Marks
Categories: Behavior modification
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979-01-01 - Publisher: Allen Lane

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THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE
Language: en
Pages: 123
Authors: John D. Marks
Categories: Behavior modification
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