The Resource Safe houses, Dan Fesperman

Safe houses, Dan Fesperman

Label
Safe houses
Title
Safe houses
Statement of responsibility
Dan Fesperman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this gripping new work of suspense from the author of "The Double Game", a young woman discovers a nefarious truth at the heart of the CIA's operations in postwar Berlin and goes on the run for her life; years later she's gruesomely murdered along with her husband, and her daughter begins to chase down these startling secrets from her past. West Berlin, 1979. Helen Abell oversees the CIA's network of safe houses, rare havens for field agents and case officers amidst the dangerous milieu of a city in the grips of the Cold War. Helen's world is upended when, during her routine inspection of an agency property, she overhears a meeting between two people unfamiliar to her speaking a coded language that hints at shadowy realities far beyond her comprehension. Before the day is out, she witnesses a second unauthorized encounter, one that will place her in the sight lines of the most ruthless and powerful man at the agency. Her attempts to expose the dark truths about what she has witnessed will bring about repercussions that reach across decades and continents into the present day, when, in a farm town in Maryland, a young man is arrested for the double murder of his parents, and his sister takes it upon herself to find out why he did it" --
Summary
A CIA safe house inspector uncovers a nefarious secret at the heart of Agency operations in postwar Berlin, triggering a life on the run, her brutal murder and her daughter's search for answers
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
RUSA Reading List, 2019.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10677136
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fesperman, Dan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
HL800L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3556.E778
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 800
  • 800
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Murder
  • Conspiracies
  • Cold War
Target audience
adult
Label
Safe houses, Dan Fesperman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A novel" -- Cover
  • "This a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf" -- title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780525520191
Lccn
2017058898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Safe houses, Dan Fesperman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A novel" -- Cover
  • "This a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf" -- title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780525520191
Lccn
2017058898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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