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The secrets we kept, Lara Prescott

Label
The secrets we kept
Title
The secrets we kept
Statement of responsibility
Lara Prescott
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the height of the Cold War, two secretaries are pulled out of the typing pool at the CIA and given the assignment of a lifetime. Their mission: to smuggle Doctor Zhivago out of the USSR, where no one dare publish it, and help Pasternak's magnum opus make its way into print around the world. Glamorous and sophisticated Sally Forrester is a seasoned spy who has honed her gift for deceit all over the world -- using her magnetism and charm to pry secrets out of powerful men. Irina is a complete novice, but under Sally's tutelage quickly learns how to blend in, make drops, and invisibly ferry classified documents. Their story is intertwined with that of the decades-long affair between Pasternak and his mistress and muse, Olga Ivinskaya, who was sent to the Gulag and inspired Zhivago's heroine, Lara
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
JBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Prescott, Lara
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich
  • Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich
  • Ivinskai͡a, Olʹga
  • Cold War
  • Women spies
  • Secretaries
  • Smuggling
  • Prohibited books
Label
The secrets we kept, Lara Prescott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Incudes Reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : The typists -- East: 1949-1950 : The muse -- West: Fall 1956 : The applicant -- The typists -- The swallow -- East: 1950-1955 : The rehabilitated woman -- The cloud dweller -- The emissary -- West: February-Fall 1957 : The carrier -- The typists -- East: 1955-1956 : The agent -- The emissary -- West: Fall 1957-August 1958 : The carrier -- The swallow -- The company man -- The swallow -- The carrier -- The typists -- The carrier -- East: May 1958 : The mother -- West: August-September 1958 : The typists -- The nun -- East: September-October 1958 : The prizewinner -- West: October-December 1958 : The informant -- East: October-December 1958 : The emissary -- West: December 1958 : The defector -- East: January 1959 : The postmistress -- West: Summer 1959 : The student -- East : 1960-1961 : The almost widow -- Epilogue : The typists
Control code
on1176569063
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 352 pages
Isbn
9780525566106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1176569063
Label
The secrets we kept, Lara Prescott
Publication
Copyright
Note
Incudes Reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : The typists -- East: 1949-1950 : The muse -- West: Fall 1956 : The applicant -- The typists -- The swallow -- East: 1950-1955 : The rehabilitated woman -- The cloud dweller -- The emissary -- West: February-Fall 1957 : The carrier -- The typists -- East: 1955-1956 : The agent -- The emissary -- West: Fall 1957-August 1958 : The carrier -- The swallow -- The company man -- The swallow -- The carrier -- The typists -- The carrier -- East: May 1958 : The mother -- West: August-September 1958 : The typists -- The nun -- East: September-October 1958 : The prizewinner -- West: October-December 1958 : The informant -- East: October-December 1958 : The emissary -- West: December 1958 : The defector -- East: January 1959 : The postmistress -- West: Summer 1959 : The student -- East : 1960-1961 : The almost widow -- Epilogue : The typists
Control code
on1176569063
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 352 pages
Isbn
9780525566106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1176569063

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