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The Tears of Autumn Summary
Charles McCarry

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The Tears of Autumn Summary

Plot Summary

The Tears of Autumn circles the globe following Agent Paul Christopher's quest for proof that the South Vietnamese are behind the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as revenge for Kennedy backing the 1963 coup d'etat.

Agent Paul Christopher learns from an informant, Luong, about a meeting between a North Vietnamese official and an unidentified woman. Paul is in Paris with his case worker, Tom Webster, White House aide Dennis Foley, and Peggy McKinney when word comes of a coup d'etat in Saigon. Paul flies to Rome to visit his girlfriend Molly, and then to Washington, DC, to meet old friend and Agency high-up, David Patchen. Paul has met in the Congo with Alphonse Nsango when word comes of John F. Kennedy's assassination. Back in Rome, Paul learns of Soviet paranoia because assassin Lee Harvey Oswald had once defected to the USSR and hears from Saigon acquaintance Nguyên...

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