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The two Hotel Francforts : a novel

Author: David Leavitt
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"It is the summer of 1940, and Lisbon, Portugal, is the only neutral port left in Europe--a city filled with spies, crowned heads, and refugees of every nationality, tipping back absinthe to while away the time until their escape. Awaiting safe passage to New York on the SS Manhattan, two couples meet: Pete and Julia Winters, expatriate Americans fleeing their sedate life in Paris; and Edward and Iris Freleng,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Historical fiction
Erotic fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Pete Winters, (Fictitious character); Julia Winters, (Fictitious character); Edward Freleng, (Fictitious character); Iris Freleng, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Leavitt
ISBN: 9781596910423 1596910429
OCLC Number: 827256630
Description: 257 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David Leavitt.

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"It is the summer of 1940, and Lisbon, Portugal, is the only neutral port left in Europe--a city filled with spies, crowned heads, and refugees of every nationality, tipping back absinthe to while away the time until their escape. Awaiting safe passage to New York on the SS Manhattan, two couples meet: Pete and Julia Winters, expatriate Americans fleeing their sedate life in Paris; and Edward and Iris Freleng, sophisticated, independently wealthy, bohemian, and beset by the social and sexual anxieties of their class"--Dust jacket flap.

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