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"Los Angeles, 1953. It has been five years since British journalist John Russell struck a deal with a high-ranking Soviet official, relieving Russell of his duty as double-agent for Soviet and American intelligence. Now Russell lives a life of relative comfort in Los Angeles alongside his wife, Effi, a star on an American sitcom, and their adopted daughter, Rosa, a young artist on the cusp of adulthood. He has just begun work on a book investigating American firms that did business with Germany during Nazi occupation when he notices someone is tailing him--and his wife--all around Los Angeles. Has someone not taken kindly to his research? Is it a McCarthyist freelancer, trying to dig up dirt on Effi and her family? Or, could it be that in the leadership struggle following Stalin's death, the deal Russell struck all those years ago has put him at risk yet again? When Effi is invited to the Third Annual Berlin Film Festival as a guest of honor, the two make the decision to attend-thrusting them into the political disorder of a city that was once their home and which they now struggle to recognize. It is here that Russell will come face to face with the forces that have followed him, from Hollywood to Berlin and back again"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781641293570
  • Physical Description: 395 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Soho Crime, [2024]
Subject: Russell, John (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Espionage > Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Spy fiction.
Historical fiction.

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  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.


  • 1 current hold with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Allentown Public Library DOWNING, DAVID (Text) 34455007069475 New Adult Fiction Checked Out 03/04/2024
Bethlehem Main Library f (Text) 33062009835431 New Adult Fiction Checked Out 03/14/2024

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