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Publisher's Summary

The Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China is brutally slain in a Kowloon cabaret, and all the clues point to the legendary assassin, Jason Bourne. But Bourne never existed! The name was created as a cover for ace agent David Webb on his search for the notorious killer Carlos. Now someone else has resurrected the Bourne identity, and Webb is forced to use his murderous skills to stop him. Because once again, like a nightmare relieved, the woman he loves is suddenly torn from his life. To find her, to trap his own impostor, Webb must launch a desperate odyssey into the killing fields of international espionage. If he does not succeed, the Far East and the world will pay a devastating price. This time, to survive will not be enough. This time, Bourne must reign supreme. Plus, hear a preview of Ludlum's riveting thriller The Bourne Ultimatum.
©1989 Robert Ludlum and Bantam Audio Publishing (P)1989 Bantam Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"A killer of a thriller." (USA Today) "Ludlum has never come up with a more head-spinning, spine-jolting, intricately mystifying, Armageddonish, in short Ludlumesque, thriller than this." (Publishers Weekly)
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By Mike on 03-16-06

Heavy Metal

How anyone could like this version is beyond me. My biggest mistake was not reading the customer reviews before purchasing. This listen was brutal! DO NOT PURCHASE this book. I agree with other reviews, Ludlum simply cannot be abridged. Audible.com, if you have any influence at all please find/purchase/offer The Bourne series UNABRIDGED. We're starving for it!

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By Kirsten on 07-31-04

Narrator should slow down

I am so surprised that this book was narrated in such a hurried, hard to follow manner. I am confident the book is interesting but I passed on listening because the narrator was sloppy and his inflections didn't do justice to the text.

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