The Tourist (novel)

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The Tourist
Author Olen Steinhauer
Language English
Genre Espionage
Publisher Minotaur Books
Publication date
Media type Hardcover and paperback
Pages 408
ISBN 0-312-37487-9
Followed by The Nearest Exit

The Tourist is an espionage novel written by Olen Steinhauer in 2009, that was featured on The New York Times' list of best sellers.[1] The story follows Milo Weaver, an agent with a secret branch of the CIA specializing in black ops known as the Tourists.[2] George Clooney's production company has purchased the film rights to the novel with Clooney rumored to be playing the role of Weaver.[2]


  1. ^ "Best Sellers". The New York Times. March 27, 2009. Retrieved June 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Stasio, Marilyn (March 12, 2009). "Once a Spy . . .". The New York Times. Retrieved June 20, 2010.