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American spy

Author: Lauren Wilkinson
Publisher: London : Dialogue Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marie Mitchell, a Cold War FBI intelligence officer, joins an undercover task force to undermine Thomas Sankara, the revolutionary Communist president of Burkina Faso, who she secretly admires and comes to love, in a novel inspired by true events. It's 1986, the heart of the Cold War, and Marie Mitchell is an intelligence officer with the FBI. She's brilliant, but she's also a young black woman working in an old  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Spy stories
Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
Spy fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Named Person: Thomas Sankara; Thomas Sankara
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Wilkinson
ISBN: 9780349700991 0349700990 9780349701004 0349701008
OCLC Number: 1090089891
Description: 292 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lauren Wilkinson.

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A black female spy goes undercover in Cold War-era Africa in this electrifying debut novel of race, loyalty, espionage, and love, inspired by true events  Read more...

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Blending fact and fiction, this intelligent and fresh take on the spy genre tackles race, loyalty and American politics * Sunday Times Crime Club (Crime books of the year) * Often, spy thrillers Read more...

 
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