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The Resource The American agent, Jacqueline Winspear, (electronic resource)

The American agent, Jacqueline Winspear, (electronic resource)

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The American agent
Title
The American agent
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Winspear
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Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beloved heroine Maisie Dobbs, "one of the great fictional heroines" (Parade), investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love and war, terror and survival. When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert MacFarlane pays a visit to Maisie Dobbs, seeking her help. He is accompanied by an agent from the US Department of Justice?Mark Scott, the American who helped Maisie get out of Hitler's Munich in 1938. MacFarlane asks Maisie to work with Scott to uncover the truth about Saxon's death. As the Germans unleash the full terror of their blitzkrieg upon the British Isles, raining death and destruction from the skies, Maisie must balance the demands of solving this dangerous case with her need to protect Anna, the young evacuee she has grown to love and wants to adopt. Entangled in an investigation linked to the power of wartime propaganda and American political intrigue being played out in Britain, Maisie will face losing her dearest friend?and the possibility that she might be falling in love again
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Summary
When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert MacFarlane pays a visit to Maisie Dobbs, seeking her help. Accompanied by an agent from the US Department of Justice-Mark Scott, the American who helped Maisie escape Hitler's Munich in 1938-he asks Maisie to work with Scott to uncover the truth about Saxon's death. As the Germans unleash the full terror of their blitzkrieg upon the citizens of London, raining death and destruction from the skies, Maisie must balance the demands of solving this dangerous case with her need to protect the young evacuee she has grown to love. Entangled in an investigation linked to the power of wartime propaganda and American political intrigue being played out in Britain, Maisie will face losing her dearest friend-and the possibility that she might be falling in love again.
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10785822
Cataloging source
B@L
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1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winspear, Jacqueline
Dewey number
823/.92
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6123.I575
LC item number
A44 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Orlagh Cassidy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cassidy, Orlagh
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True
Series statement
Maisie Dobbs novel
Series volume
book 15
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  • Dobbs, Maisie
  • Women private investigators
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Murder
  • FICTION / Historical / General
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The American agent, Jacqueline Winspear, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062897619
Other physical details
digital
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c1d6f8f2-8b72-4404-81e5-c3e945a7e494
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1088712394
  • on1088712394
  • 3139501
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The American agent, Jacqueline Winspear, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062897619
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
c1d6f8f2-8b72-4404-81e5-c3e945a7e494
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1088712394
  • on1088712394
  • 3139501
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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