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The Resource A most clever girl : a novel of an American spy, Stephanie Marie Thornton

A most clever girl : a novel of an American spy, Stephanie Marie Thornton

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A most clever girl : a novel of an American spy
Title
A most clever girl
Title remainder
a novel of an American spy
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Marie Thornton
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1963: Reeling from the death of her mother and President Kennedy's assassination, Catherine Gray shows up on Elizabeth Bentley's doorstep demanding answers to the shocking mystery just uncovered about her family. What she doesn't expect is for Bentley to ensnare her in her own story of becoming a controversial World War II spy and Cold War informer. Recruited by the American Communist Party to spy on fascists at the outbreak of World War II, a young Bentley, code name Clever Girl, finds she has an unexpected gift for espionage. But after falling desperately in love with her handler, Jacob Golos, Elizabeth makes another unexpected discovery when she learns her lover is actually a Russian spy. Together, they will build the largest Soviet spy network in America and Elizabeth will become its uncrowned Red Spy Queen. However, once the war ends and the U.S. and U.S.S.R. become embroiled in the Cold War, it is Elizabeth who will dangerously clash with the NKVD, the brutal Soviet espionage agency. As Catherine listens to Elizabeth's harrowing tale, she empathizes with her, that is, until she uncovers startling revelations that link the two women's lives in shocking ways. Faced with the idea that her entire existence is based on a lie, Catherine realizes there can be many sides to the truth. And only Elizabeth Bentley can tell her what that truth really is
Biography type
contains biographical information
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1980-
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Thornton, Stephanie
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Bentley, Elizabeth
  • Women spies
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Russians
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
A most clever girl : a novel of an American spy, Stephanie Marie Thornton
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251792956
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
394 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780593198407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
A most clever girl : a novel of an American spy, Stephanie Marie Thornton
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251792956
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
394 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780593198407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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