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Lenin's roller coaster, David Downing

Label
Lenin's roller coaster
Title
Lenin's roller coaster
Statement of responsibility
David Downing
Title variation
Lenins roller coaster
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Autumn 1917: As a generation of Europe's young men perish on the Eastern and Western fronts, British spy Jack McColl is assigned a sabotage mission deep in the heart of Central Asia, where German influence is strong and where he'll be in completely unfamiliar territory. Despite his uncanny ear for foreign languages, there is much he doesn't know about the cities he's to infiltrate, or the people he's to meet there. As he quickly realizes, the mission only becomes more dangerous the closer he gets to its heart. Meanwhile, the woman he loves, Irish-American suffragette journalist Caitlin Hanley, is in Bolshevik Russia, thrilled to have the chance to cover the Revolution. As the noose of anti-Russian government propaganda tightens around the American press, strangling the progressive and socialist workers' movements, the Russians seem to be making strides toward equality, women's rights, and real social change. Caitlin knows Moscow is where she is meant to be during this historic event--even if she is putting her own life at risk to bear witness. But four years of bloody war have taken their toll on all of Europe, and Jack and Caitlin's relationship may become another casualty. Caitlin's political convictions have always been for progress, feminism, and socialism--often diametrically opposed to the conservative goals of the British Empire Jack serves. Up until now, Jack and Caitlin have managed to set aside their allegiances and stay faithful to each other, but the stakes of their affair have risen too high. Can a revolutionary love a government spy? And if she does, will it cost one of them their lives? "--
Member of
Summary
Published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, a latest Jack McColl British spy thriller finds him accepting a sabotage mission in German-influenced central Asia, while his suffragette journalist girlfriend risks her life to cover the revolution from a first-person perspective
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10545596
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Downing, David
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Jack McColl novel
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Intelligence officers
  • Women journalists
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Espionage, British
  • FICTION / Espionage
  • FICTION / Historical
  • Espionage, British
  • Intelligence officers
  • Women journalists
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Lenin's roller coaster, David Downing
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn951753804
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 322 pages
Isbn
9781616956042
Lccn
2016030515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)951753804
Label
Lenin's roller coaster, David Downing
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn951753804
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 322 pages
Isbn
9781616956042
Lccn
2016030515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)951753804

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