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Who created it? John, David, 1966-
What's it called? Flight from Berlin : a novel / David John.
Who published it? New York : Harper, c2012.
Edition info! 1st ed.
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What's it like? 372 p. ; 24 cm.
What's it about? August 1936: The eyes of the world are on Berlin, where Adolf Hitler is using the Olympic Games to showcase his powerful new regime. Cynical British journalist Richard Denham knows that the carefully staged spectacle masks the Nazis' ruthless brutality, and he's determined to report the truth. Sparks fly when the seasoned newspaperman meets the beautiful and rebellious American socialite Eleanor Emerson. A superb athlete whose brash behavior got her expelled from the U.S. Olympic swim team, Eleanor is now covering the games as a celebrity columnist for newspapers in the States. While Berlin welcomes the world, the Nazi capital becomes a terrifying place for Richard and Eleanor. Their chance encounter at a reception thrown by propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels leads them into the center of a treacherous game involving the Gestapo and the British Secret Intelligence Service. At stake: a mysterious dossier that threatens to destroy the leadership of the Third Reich. Drawn together by danger and passion, surrounded by enemies, Richard and Eleanor must pull off a daring plan to survive. But one wrong move could be their last.
Helpful subjects! Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany) -- Fiction.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Fiction.
Germany. Geheime Staatspolizei -- Fiction.
Great Britain. MI6 -- Fiction.
Women athletes -- United States -- Fiction.
Journalists -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
It's a special thing! Historical fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Special numbers! 9780062091598 (trade pbk.)
006209159X (trade pbk.)
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