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Transcription, Kate Atkinson

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Kate Atkinson
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eng
Summary
In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, she discovers the work to be by turns both tedious and terrifying. But after the war has ended, she presumes the events of those years have been relegated to the past forever. Ten years later, now a radio producer at the BBC, Juliet is unexpectedly confronted by figures from her past. A different war is being fought now, on a different battleground, but Juliet finds herself once more under threat. A bill of reckoning is due, and she finally begins to realize that there is no action without consequence--Back cover
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Juliet Armstrong is a radio producer in a 1950s London that is recovering from the war as much as she is. During World War Two, Juliet transcribed conversations between an MI5 agent and a ring of suspected German sympathizers, which quickly plunged Juliet into a treacherous world of code words and secret meetings. Now her routine is upended by an meeting with a mysterious man from her past. Haunted by the actions of her past and a very real threat in the present, Juliet realizes she cannot escape the repercussions of her work for the government.
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10692361
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YDX
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Atkinson, Kate
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • Great Britain
  • Women radio producers and directors
  • Espionage
  • Nineteen fifties
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adult
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Transcription, Kate Atkinson
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-336)
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
000062159504
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780857525895
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1014437344
Label
Transcription, Kate Atkinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-336)
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
000062159504
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780857525895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1014437344

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