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Titre Miss Graham's Cold War cookbook : a novel / Celia Rees.
Auteur Rees, Celia, author
Éditeur New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]
©2020
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Genre anglais Historical fiction
Sujet anglais Women spies -- Great Britain -- Fiction
Women teachers -- Fiction
War criminals -- Germany -- Fiction
Code and cipher stories. -- Fiction
Cooking -- Periodicals -- Fiction
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955 -- Fiction
Germany (West) -- Fiction
Genre français Romans historiques
Sujet français Espionnes -- Grande-Bretagne -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Enseignantes -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Criminels de guerre -- Allemagne -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Récits de cryptographie -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Cuisine -- Périodiques -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Allemagne -- Histoire -- 1945-1955 -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Allemagne (Ouest) -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Description 490, 10 pages ; 21 cm.
Édition First U.S. edition.
Note "P.S. insights, interviews & more..."--Cover.
"Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2020 by HarperCollins UK"--Copyright page.
Résumé "World War II has just ended, and Britain has established the Control Commission for Germany, which oversees their zone of occupation. The Control Commission hires British civilians to work in Germany, rebuild the shattered nation and prosecute war crimes. Somewhat aimless, bored with her job as a provincial schoolteacher, and unwilling to live with her overbearing mother any longer, twentysomething Edith Graham applies for a job with the Commission--but she is also recruited by her cousin, Leo, who is in the Secret Service. To them, Edith is perfect spy material...single, ordinary-looking, with a college degree in German. Cousin Leo went to Oxford with one of their most hunted war criminals, Count Kurt von Stavenow, who Edith remembers all too well from before the war. He wants her to find him. Intrigued by the challenge, Edith heads to Germany armed with a convincing cover story: she's an unassuming Education Officer sent to help resurrect German schools. To send information back to her Secret Service handlers in London, Edith has crafted the perfect alter ego, cookbook author Stella Snelling, who writes a popular magazine cookery column. She embeds crucial intelligence within the recipes she collects. But occupied Germany is awash with other spies, collaborators, and opportunists, and as she's pulled into their world, Edith soon discovers that no one is what they seem to be. The closer she gets to uncovering von Stavenow's whereabouts--and the network of German civilians who still support him--the greater the danger"-- Provided by publisher.
Liaison Digital version: Rees, Celia. Miss graham's cold war cookbook. New York : William Morrow Paperbacks, 2020 9780062938022
ISBN 9780062938015 (pbk.)
   
   
 
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 SAINT-LÉONARD - Adultes - Romans  COLL. ANGL.  REE Cel mi  DISPONIBLE
 
 
 
   
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