Defectors
(Large Print)

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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.
ISBN
9781432838836 (large print : hardcover), 1432838830 (large print : hardcover)
Physical Desc
441 pages (large print) : map ; 23 cm.
Status
Acton West - Adult
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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.
Format
Large Print
Language
English
ISBN
9781432838836 (large print : hardcover), 1432838830 (large print : hardcover)

Notes

General Note
"A novel"--Cover.
Description
"From the bestselling author of Leaving Berlin and The Good German comes a fast-paced and richly imagined novel about an American spy, the Cold War's most notorious defector, who gave up his country for the safety--and prison--of Moscow, but never lost his gift for betrayal. In 1949, Frank Weeks, fair-haired boy of the newly formed CIA, was exposed as a Communist spy and fled the country to vanish behind the Iron Curtain. Now, twelve years later, he has written his memoirs, a KGB- approved project almost certain to be an international bestseller, and has asked his brother Simon, a publisher, to come to Moscow to edit the manuscript. It's a reunion Simon both dreads and longs for. The book is sure to be filled with mischief and misinformation; Frank's motives suspect, the CIA hostile. But the chance to see Frank, his adored older brother, proves irresistible. And at first Frank is still Frank--the same charm, the same jokes, the same bond of affection that transcends ideology. Then Simon begins to glimpse another Frank, still capable of treachery, still actively working for "the service." He finds himself dragged into the middle of Frank's new scheme, caught between the KGB and the CIA in a fatal cat and mouse game that only one of the brothers is likely to survive. Defectors is the gripping story of one family torn apart by the divided loyalties of the Cold War, but it's also a revealing look at the wider community of defectors, American and British, living a twilit Moscow existence, granted privileges but never trusted, spies who have escaped one prison only to find themselves trapped in another that is even more sinister. Filled with authentic period detail and moral ambiguity, Defectors takes us to the heart of a world of secrets, where no one can be trusted and murder is just collateral damage"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kanon, J. (2017). Defectors . Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kanon, Joseph. 2017. Defectors. Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kanon, Joseph. Defectors Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kanon, Joseph. Defectors Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

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