High Andes (2020)

High Andes Wylie Cypher suffering from a mid life crisis decides to challenge fading youth by taking a trekking vacation across the Cordillera Blanca White Mountains of the High Andes in Peru with his daughter
  • Title: High Andes
  • Author: Rolf Margenau
  • ISBN: 9780988231139
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Paperback
  • High Andes
    Wylie Cypher, suffering from a mid life crisis, decides to challenge fading youth by taking a trekking vacation across the Cordillera Blanca White Mountains of the High Andes in Peru with his daughter, Mercy, just graduated from college It is 1981 While working with legal clients in Lima, he inadvertently acquires documents that contain explosive and damning evidence aWylie Cypher, suffering from a mid life crisis, decides to challenge fading youth by taking a trekking vacation across the Cordillera Blanca White Mountains of the High Andes in Peru with his daughter, Mercy, just graduated from college It is 1981 While working with legal clients in Lima, he inadvertently acquires documents that contain explosive and damning evidence about the Peruvian government s extreme interrogation techniques He learns that something is amiss when police detain and torture him He loses his little toe A series of misunderstandings precipitate a heart pounding chase across the high mountains as two sets of villains government thugs and members of the communist guerrilla Sendero Luminoso seek out the Cypher group with murderous intent Combat in the thin air of the mountains, deceptions of numerous sorts, hairbreadth escapes, torture, action in underground caves populated with mummies, and unexpected plot twists fill the pages of this book.It is in the United States national interest to observe the growing communist threat in its hemisphere, so C.I.A agents are involved While Wylie and his cohorts are running for their lives, the author also reports on international smuggling of historical artifacts, the fate of a 600 year old child mummy, and the ancient spirit of the mountains, Pachamama Themes examined are how a dysfunctional government and an increasing gap between rich and poor lead

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    One Reply to “High Andes”

    1. This is a solid read that tells a great story with a large cast of characters from different sides of the political landscape in Peru, a lawyer and his daughter from the states, a anthropologist, and a cast of others playing both sides 40% through it turned into a real espionage thriller.

    2. This was a good book Although a little slow at times, for the most part it was a really good read The characters were good and easy to care about what happened to them The description of the mountains was breathtaking It sounded like absolutely gorgeous country And extremely rough and unforgiving at the same time Really enjoyable book.

    3. Reviewed By Jack Magnus for Readers FavoriteHigh Andes by Rolf Margenau is an action and adventure thriller Wylie Cypher is a successful partner at Biddle Ofstrosky, a major New York law firm, with a number of international clients, but his life is getting stale His relations with his wife are fairly dismal, and neither of them seems to care very much about that fact His ethics seem less rigorous than they had been when he was younger a fact made apparent to him in his reaction to a problem with [...]

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