The Resource Back channel : a novel, Stephen L. Carter

Back channel : a novel, Stephen L. Carter

Label
Back channel : a novel
Title
Back channel
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephen L. Carter
Creator
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the best-selling author of The Emperor of Ocean Park and The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln-a new novel of terrific suspense and surprise: a brilliant amalgam of fact and fiction about a young black woman on whom the outcome of the Cuban Missile Crisis depends. October 1962. In Cuba: Soviet ships off-load what intelligence reveals to be nuclear missiles. In Washington, President Kennedy and his advisers are in furious debate over how long they can wait to discover what the Soviets intend before dropping the first bomb. And, in Ithaca, New York, Margo Jensen-a nineteen-year-old Cornell sophomore-is swept up in a "bizarre concatenation of circumstances" that will make of her the "back channel" liaison between Soviet Premier Khrushchev and Kennedy. Events unfold too quickly for her even to ask "why me?" But the stunning answer is revealed bit by bit as she races from Ithaca to Bulgaria to Washington, D.C., drawn ever more deeply into the crossfire-figurative and literal-of infighting between governmental agencies, both American and Soviet; into the confidence and-unsettlingly-the affection of the president of the United States; into desperate negotiations to avoid nuclear war; and, finally, into the secrets of the extraordinary legacy-of honor and bravery-she inherited from the father she never knew"--
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Provided by publisher
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TLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carter, Stephen L.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.A78
LC item number
B33 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • African American women
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
  • FICTION / Espionage
  • FICTION / Historical
Label
Back channel : a novel, Stephen L. Carter
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Publication
Note
  • Electronic book
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385349611
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2C87EC8E-0D29-463A-8F16-5C9238E6C5B5
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883257827
  • (TLC)erc0000269140
  • 724916
Label
Back channel : a novel, Stephen L. Carter
Link
Publication
Note
  • Electronic book
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385349611
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2C87EC8E-0D29-463A-8F16-5C9238E6C5B5
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883257827
  • (TLC)erc0000269140
  • 724916

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