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The Bourne Identity Chapter Summary & Analysis - Preface Summary

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Preface Summary

A bullet-strewn body is pulled out of the Mediterranean Sea. Against all odds, the man is alive and a small island doctor slowly nurses him back to health. However, as he recovers he has no memory of his name or his own history. The man spends the story trying to discover his identity. He has a piece of film embedded in his hip with an account for a Zurich bank. He follows the clue that takes him to Switzerland and the story quickly takes off. In Zurich, he learns his name is Jason Bourne and he works for a mysterious organization called Treadstone Seventy-One. His account has millions of dollars but when he withdraws it, it alerts men who try to kill him. The story quickly escalates as an international terrorist named Carlos and the CIA try to find him and kill him.

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