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  • 6 of 16 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library Pres (Text) 33294002059350 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Checked out 2020-02-07

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385693264
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    xi, 349 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Bond Street Books/Doubleday Canada, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: 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 dares publish it, and help Pasternak's magnum opus make its way into print around the world. This novel combines a legendary literary love story with a narrative about two women empowered to lead lives of extraordinary intrigue and risk. This debut captures a watershed moment in the history of literature - told with soaring emotional intensity and captivating historical detail.
Subject: Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich -- 1890-1960 -- Fiction
United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees -- Fiction
Women spies -- Fiction
Cold war -- Fiction
Books and reading -- Fiction
Smuggling -- Fiction
Secretaries -- Fiction
Soviet Union -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Historical fiction.
Suspense fiction.

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