Order of Charles McCarry Books
Charles McCarry is an American author of spy thriller novels. Charles knows a thing or two about spies, as he worked for the CIA undercover between 1958-67. As far as his writing career, aside from being a novelist, he was worked for National Geographic as editor-at-large. He is best known for his Paul Christopher series, and has also written novels featuring other members of the Christopher family. His novel The Better Angels was loosely adapted to the film Wrong is Right starring Sean Connery. McCarry is married, has four adult sons and lives in Western Massachusetts.
Charles McCarry became a published author in 1972 with Citizen Nader, a biography of future presidential candidate Ralph Nader. His first novel would be published the next year, which was The Miernik Dossier. Below is a list of Charles McCarry’s books in order of when they were originally published:
Publication Order of Paul Christopher Books
|The Miernik Dossier||(1971)|
|The Tears of Autumn||(1974)|
|The Secret Lovers||(1977)|
|The Last Supper||(1983)|
|The Old Boys||(2004)|
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
|The Better Angels||(1979)|
|The Bride of the Wilderness||(1988)|
|The Shanghai Factor||(2013)|
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
|Paths of Resistance: The Art and Craft of the Political Novel||(1989)|
|Inner Circles: How America Changed the World||(1992)|
|From the Field: A Collection of Writings from National Geographic||(1997)|
Notes: Paths of Resistance was co-authored by Isabel Allende, Marge Piercy, Robert Stone and Gore Vidal. Inner Circles: How America Changed the World was co-authored with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
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