The Resource The loner : the life of Xavier Aislado, as told to Quintin Jardine

The loner : the life of Xavier Aislado, as told to Quintin Jardine

Label
The loner : the life of Xavier Aislado
Title
The loner
Title remainder
the life of Xavier Aislado
Statement of responsibility
as told to Quintin Jardine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aislado is a gentle giant, half Spanish, half Scot, brought up in Edinburgh by his grandmother, Paloma Puig, a ferocious old lady whose grim brand of care sees him into his teens, until his father moves back to Spain, leaving him to grow up fast. His emergence into manhood is colourful, and eventful. After a short career as a professional footballer, he turns to journalism, and has a bloody introduction to the trade, as his first assignment ends in violent death. Inevitably, remorselessly, as his autobiography unfolds, his life and his love become entwined with his work, and he is immersed in tragedy, loss and betrayal, going halfway round the world in search of a truth that may destroy him
Cataloging source
NLGGC
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
The loner : the life of Xavier Aislado, as told to Quintin Jardine
Label
The loner : the life of Xavier Aislado, as told to Quintin Jardine
Publication
Note
  • "Is the truth worth dying for?" --Cover
  • "A man of integrity. A world of lies. A ciminal betrayal" --Cover
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
158935
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24 cm.
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Extent
IX, 431 pages
Isbn
9780755357178
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TASP158935
  • (OCoLC)712474630
  • 158935

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