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The Resource Safe houses, Dan Fesperman

Safe houses, Dan Fesperman

Label
Safe houses
Title
Safe houses
Statement of responsibility
Dan Fesperman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
West Berlin, October 1979. Helen Abell is a young American, employed by the CIA to oversee a number of safe houses. She arrives in Berlin, expecting excitement and intrigue, and is disappointed to find the city a Cold War backwater. But one night, during a routine house inspection, she stumbles upon two dark but very different secrets. If made public, they could damage the careers of high-ranking people with powerful ambitions. But Helen decides that the price of silence might be costlier still, so she covertly works to reveal the truth even as she risks her career. Maryland, August 2014. In a small farming town, a young man called Willard Shoat gets up one night and shoots his parents while they are sleeping. His sister Anna hires a private investigator to help her understand her brother's motives. As they delve into the events leading up to her parents' deaths, Anna uncovers some startling secrets from her mother's past..
Summary
A CIA safe house inspector uncovers a nefarious secret at the heart of Agency operations in postwar Berlin, triggering a life on the run, her brutal murder and her daughter's search for answers
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
RUSA Reading List, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10677136
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fesperman, Dan
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
800
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Murder
  • Conspiracies
  • Cold War
  • Maryland
  • Berlin (Germany)
Target audience
adult
Label
Safe houses, Dan Fesperman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in the US in 2018 by Alfred A. Knopf
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064421754
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
361 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781788547864
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1034614865
Label
Safe houses, Dan Fesperman
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in the US in 2018 by Alfred A. Knopf
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064421754
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
361 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781788547864
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1034614865

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