The secrets we kept / Lara Prescott.

By: Prescott, Lara [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, England : Hutchinson, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: xx, 459 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9781786331670; 9781786331663Subject(s): Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960. Doktor Zhivago -- Fiction | United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees -- Fiction | Censorship -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Secretaries -- Fiction | Cold War -- Fiction | Smuggling -- Fiction | Soviet Union -- History -- 1953-1985 -- FictionGenre/Form: Spy stories. | Historical fiction. | Suspense fiction. Summary: 1956. A celebrated Russian author is writing a book, Doctor Zhivago, which could spark dissent in the Soviet Union. The Soviets, afraid of its subversive power, ban it. But in the rest of the world it's fast becoming a sensation. In Washington DC, the CIA is planning to use the book to tip the Cold War in its favour. Their agents are not the usual spies, however. Two typists - the charming, experienced Sally and the talented novice Irina - are charged with the mission of a lifetime- to smuggle Doctor Zhivago back into Russia by any means necessary. It will not be easy. There are people prepared to die for this book - and agents willing to kill for it. But they cannot fail - as this book has the power to change history.
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Fiction PRES (Browse shelf) Available I2194584
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Fiction PRES (Browse shelf) Available i2193795
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Fiction PRES (Browse shelf) Available i2193796
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1956. A celebrated Russian author is writing a book, Doctor Zhivago, which could spark dissent in the Soviet Union. The Soviets, afraid of its subversive power, ban it. But in the rest of the world it's fast becoming a sensation. In Washington DC, the CIA is planning to use the book to tip the Cold War in its favour. Their agents are not the usual spies, however. Two typists - the charming, experienced Sally and the talented novice Irina - are charged with the mission of a lifetime- to smuggle Doctor Zhivago back into Russia by any means necessary. It will not be easy. There are people prepared to die for this book - and agents willing to kill for it. But they cannot fail - as this book has the power to change history.

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