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Who created it? Christie, William, 1960- author.
What's it called? A single spy [large print] / by William Christie.
Who published it? Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.
2017
Edition info! Large print edition.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Large Print Fiction  Christie, W  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 603 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
large print (16 point) rda
Yea! More in this series! Thorndike Press large print Bill's bookshelf
Thorndike Press large print Bill's bookshelf.
What's it about? "A single spy--in the right place and at the right moment --may change the course of history." Alexsi Ivanovich Smirnov, an orphan and a thief, has been living by his wits and surviving below the ever-watchful eye of the Soviet system until his luck finally runs out. In 1936, at the age of 16, Alexsi is caught by the NKVD and transported to Moscow. There, in the notorious headquarters of the secret police, he is given a choice: be trained and inserted as a spy into Nazi Germany under the identity of his best friend, the long lost nephew of a high ranking Nazi official, or disappear forever in the basement of the Lubyanka. For Alexsi, it's no choice at all. Over the course of the next seven years, Alexsi has to live his role, that of the devoted nephew of a high Nazi official, and ultimately works for the legendary German spymaster Wilhelm Canaris as an intelligence agent in the Abwehr. All the while, acting as a double agent--reporting back to the NKVD and avoiding detection by the Gestapo. Trapped between the implacable forces of two of the most notorious dictatorships in history, and truly loyal to no one but himself, Alexsi's goal remains the same--survival. In 1943, Alexsi is chosen by the Gestapo to spearhead one of the most desperate operations of the war--to infiltrate the site of the upcoming Tehran conference between Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin, and set them up to be assassinated. For Alexsi, it's the moment of truth; for the rest of the world, the future is at stake.
Helpful subjects! World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Fiction.
Undercover operations -- Fiction.
Intelligence officers -- Fiction.
Large type books.
FICTION / Espionage.
Intelligence officers. (OCoLC)fst00975843
Large type books. (OCoLC)fst00992678
Undercover operations. (OCoLC)fst01160879
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Soviet Union. (OCoLC)fst01210281
1939-1945
It's a special thing! Large type books.
Spy fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Spy stories.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst014237873
Special numbers! 9781432841409 (large print ; hardcover)
1432841408 (large print ; hardcover)
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