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Flashcards in Ghost Deck (68):
1

Book quoted from at the start of each chapter

Ghostwriting - Andrew Crofts

2

"I am not I; thou are not he or she; they are not they"

Evelyn Waugh - Brideshead Revisited

3

Previous ghostwriter, now dead

Mike James McAra

4

Where does the Martha's Vineyard ferry travel between

Woods Hole and Vineyard Haven

5

Car McAra was driving

tan coloured Ford Escape

6

Ford Escape belongs to

Martin S Rhinehart

7

Where was McAra's body found?

Lambert's Cove

8

Where was McAra from?

Balham

9

Agent's name

Rick Riccardelli

10

Name of former PM

Adam Peter Bennet Lang

11

Head of Rhinehart's publishing company

John Maddox

12

Lang's lawyer

Sidney Kroll

13

Ghost's editor

Roy Quigley

14

"What sells a book is ..."

heart

15

What is the Ghost mugged for?

Senator's manuscript - One Out Of Many

16

Lang's PA

Amelia Bly

17

Main town on Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown

18

Hotel in Edgartown

Lighthouse View

19

Operation Tempest

Four Brits, seized in Peshawar. One (Ashraf) died under interrogation

20

First Mrs Rhinehart

On the board of MOMA

21

Second Mrs Rhinehart

Bollywood actress

22

Lang's wife

Ruth Lang, nee Capel

23

Vietnemese housekeepers

Dep and Duc - Duc is the man

24

Test for a novel or film ...

Seaplane test

25

Ex-foreign secretary

Richard Rycart

26

Rock star Lang's stayed with on Mustique

Christy Costello

27

Jet owned by ...

Hallington

28

Song of Costello's Lang sings

Once In A Lifetime, 1977

29

Where was Lang living in London when he met Ruth?

Lambeth

30

Where was Lang brought up?

Leicester

31

Lang's parents

Father a builder, mother a teacher

32

Lang's mother's book

A Thing Of Beauty

33

Title role at 17

Marlowe's Dr Faustus

34

What did Lang study at Cambridge

Economics

35

Editorial in Times when Lang steps down

Kindly Leave The Stage

36

Word Lang adds to press release

Domestic

37

Director of the Adam Lang Archive Centre in Cambridge

Dr Julia Crawford-Jones

38

Widow who saw lights in Lambert's Cove

Annabeth Wurmbrand

39

Martha's Vineyard reminds Ruth of ...

Cornwall

40

Barry's reading

Harry Potter

41

Where was Adam and Ruth's wedding?

Marylebone Registry OfficeAndy Martin - Best man

42

Honeymood

Ruth's parents' cottage, Hay on Wye

43

Rhinehart's Vinery

Napa Valley

44

First rule of politics

Never lose touch with your base

45

Where does the Ford Escape take The Ghost to?

Paul Emmett's house in Belmont

46

Security firm at Emmett's

Cyclops

47

Paul Emmett's President Emeritus of ...

Arcadia Institution

48

Arcadia reception attended by Lang

Claridges

49

Where was Emmett on the 11th and 12th of January?

Colorado - Aspen Institute

50

Professor Emmett's posts

Harvard (Ruth), Howard T Polk III Professor of Foreign relations

51

Hallington's CEO

Arthur Prussia

52

Airbase in Poland

Stare Kiejkuty

53

Torture method used on suspects

Waterboarding

54

What agency is Emmett supposed to be a member of

CIA

55

What is on the board of the man waiting at La Guardia

Mike McAra

56

Pseudonym used by Ghost at hotel

Clive Dixon

57

Rycart's weakness

Vanity

58

The Member for Michigan

Reginald Giffen - gave up his seat for Lang

59

What is Lang drinking on the plane?

Brandy

60

How much is a Gulfstream four?

$40m

61

How many planes does Hallington have?

Five

62

Lang's assassin

George Arthur Boxer

63

"Who scorns his own life is lord of yours"

Seneca

64

Lang's funeral

Westminster Abbey

65

Ruth Lang's title

Baroness Lang of Calderthorpe

66

Final line of memoirs

Ruth and I look forward to the future, whatever it may hold

67

Where is the book launch

Banqueting House

68

How is Rycart killed

Car accident, NYC