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The Resource The Alice Network, Kate Quinn

The Alice Network, Kate Quinn

Label
The Alice Network
Title
The Alice Network
Statement of responsibility
Kate Quinn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1947, during the chaotic aftermath of World War II, American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a desperate hope that her beloved cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive. So when Charlie's parents banish her to Europe to have her "little problem" taken care of, Charlie breaks free and heads to London, determined to find out what happened to the cousin she loves like a sister. 1915. A year into the Great War, Eve Gardiner burns to join the fight against the Germans and unexpectedly gets her chance when she's recruited to work as a spy. Sent into enemy-occupied France, she's trained by the mesmerizing Lili, the "Queen of Spies", who manages a vast network of secret agents right under the enemy's nose. Thirty years later, haunted by the betrayal that ultimately tore apart the Alice Network, Eve spends her days drunk and secluded in her crumbling London house. Until a young American barges in uttering a name Eve hasn't heard in decades, and launches them both on a mission to find the truth ... no matter where it leads
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Summary
"It's 1947 and American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a fervent belief that her beloved French cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive somewhere. So when Charlie's family banishes her to Europe to have her "little problem" take care of, Charlie breaks free and heads to London determined to find out what happened to the cousin she loves like a sister. In 1915, Eve Gardiner burns to join the fight against the Germans and unexpectedly gets her chance to serve when she's recruited to work as a spy for the English. Sent into enemy-occupied France during The Great War, she's trained by the mesmerizing Lili, the "Queen of Spies", who manages a vast network of secret agents, right under the enemy's nose. Thirty years later, haunted by the betrayal that ultimately tore apart the Alice Network, Eve spends her days drunk and secluded in her crumbling London house. Until a young American barges in uttering a name Eve hasn't heard in decades, and launching them both on a mission to find the truth ...no matter where it leads"--
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10560334
Cataloging source
DLC
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Quinn, Kate
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3617.U578
LC item number
A79 2017b
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820
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print historical fiction
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  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women spies
  • Large type books
  • Women spies
  • Large type books
  • Underground movements, War
  • England
  • World War, 1914-1918
Target audience
adult
Label
The Alice Network, Kate Quinn
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 671-683)
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
ocn975487647
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
703 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432845711
Lccn
2017017007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)975487647
Label
The Alice Network, Kate Quinn
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 671-683)
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
ocn975487647
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
703 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432845711
Lccn
2017017007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)975487647

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