Fear Itself

Fear Itself

Large Print - 2013
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In the tense and uncertain years before the Second World War, Jimmy Nessheim, a young Special Agent in the fledgling FBI, is assigned to infiltrate a new pro-Nazi German-American organization known as the Bund which is conspiring to sabotage American efforts against Adolf Hitler. But as he penetrates the heart of the Bund, it becomes clear that something far more sinister is at work - something that seems to lead directly to the White House.
Publisher: Waterville, ME :, Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning,, 2013
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781410457271
1410457273
Branch Call Number: LARGE PRINT Rosenheim 2013
Characteristics: 623 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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JCLDianeH Jun 08, 2013

I've read a number of WWII spy books that took place in Europe, but this was the first one I'd read where the action happened mostly in the United States. It's made me curious to learn more about the Bund (a German-American organization) and it's activities before and during the war.

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dannnn
Jan 06, 2013

Good plot but predictable bad guy.

ChristchurchLib Dec 11, 2012

"In 1936, FBI agents do not go undercover. Unless, that is, you're 26-year-old Jimmy Nessheim and your boss, FBI assistant director Harry Guttman, is more concerned with the looming Nazi threat than with what J. Edgar Hoover thinks. At any rate, Nessheim is dispatched to infiltrate the pro-Nazi German-American Bund organization - and in so doing discovers a plot targeting the White House. Fear Itself is the 1st in a series projected to run right through the end of World War II, so readers who have finished everything by Alan Furst and are looking for more will be pleased by this intelligent historical spy novel." Thrillers and Suspense December 2012 Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=577901

ChristchurchLib Dec 11, 2012

"In 1936, FBI agents do not go undercover. Unless, that is, you're 26-year-old Jimmy Nessheim and your boss, FBI assistant director Harry Guttman, is more concerned with the looming Nazi threat than with what J. Edgar Hoover thinks. At any rate, Nessheim is dispatched to infiltrate the pro-Nazi German-American Bund organization - and in so doing discovers a plot targeting the White House. Fear Itself is the 1st in a series projected to run right through the end of World War II, so readers who have finished everything by Alan Furst and are looking for more will be pleased by this intelligent historical spy novel." Thrillers and Suspense December 2012 Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=577901

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