See You Later, Alligator (novel)

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See You Later, Alligator
Author William F. Buckley, Jr.
Country United States
Language English
Series Blackford Oakes
Genre Spy novel
Publication date
Media type Print

See You Later, Alligator is a 1985 Blackford Oakes novel by William F. Buckley, Jr. It is the sixth of 11 novels in the series.[1]


CIA agent Blackford Oakes is sent to Cuba in 1961 to meet with Che Guevara, attempting to ease tension following the events surrounding the Bay of Pigs Invasion in the 1960s.


See You Later, Alligator reached number one on The New York Times bestseller list in June, 1985.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Andrews, Peter (March 3, 1985). "Meetcha Tomorra, Che Guevara". The New York Times.