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Silesian station
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New York : Soho, 2008.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
306 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Fiction
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Praise for David Downing: "[Downing]'s excellent at building suspense . . . and shows a keen eye for describing people and places."- Sacramento Bee "An extraordinary evocation of Nazi Germany on the eve of war, the smell of cruelty seeping through the clean modern surface."-C. J. Sansom, author of Sovereign Summer, 1939. British journalist John Russell has just been granted American citizenship in exchange for agreeing to work for American intelligence when his girlfriend Effi is arrested by the Gestapo. Russell hoped his new nationality would let him safely stay in Berlin with Effi and his son, but now he's being blackmailed. To free Effi, he must agree to work for the Nazis. They know he has Soviet connections and want him to pass them false intelligence. Russell consents, but secretly offers his services to the Soviets instead-not for anything too dangerous, though, and only if they'll sneak him and Effi out of Germany if necessary. It's a good plan, but soon things become complicated. A Jewish girl has vanished, and Russell feels compelled to search for her. A woman from his past, a communist, reappears, insisting he help her reconnect with the Soviets, who turn out to demand more than Russell hoped. Meanwhile, Europe lurches toward war, and he must follow the latest stories-to places where American espionage assignments await him. David Downing is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for adults and children, including Zoo Station , the first novel featuring John Russell. He lives in Guildford, England. From the Hardcover edition.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781569474945, 156947494X
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APA Citation (style guide)

Downing, D. (2008). Silesian station. New York: Soho.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Downing, David, 1946-. 2008. Silesian Station. New York: Soho.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Downing, David, 1946-, Silesian Station. New York: Soho, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Downing, David. Silesian Station. New York: Soho, 2008. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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