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By Ward Just

ISBN-10: 0544196376

ISBN-13: 9780544196377

Harry Sanders is a tender overseas provider officer in Sixties Indochina whilst a deadly and clandestine assembly with insurgents-ending in quiet disaster-and a quick yet passionate come upon with Sieglinde, a tender German lady, adjust the process his life.

Absorbing the impression of his misstep, Harry returns in short to Washington earlier than eventual assignments in Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean. He marries the appealing may possibly, who's fleeing her circle of relatives disappointments in tired higher New England and searching out an get away into Harry's diplomatic existence. at the floor, they seem to be a good-looking, profitable couple-but the reminiscence of Sieglinde persists in Harry's strategies, and will has her personal secrets and techniques too. As Harry navigates the more and more treacherous waters of international relations in an age of interminable clash, he additionally attempts to bridge the distances among himself and the 2 fascinating ladies who've selected to like him.

Ward simply, returning to his trademark territory of Forgetfulness and the elements in Berlin, grants an totally compelling tale of usa citizens attempting to run the area, but failing to grasp their lives.

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First Atria Books hardcover edition November 2010 ATRIA BOOKS and colophon are trademarks of Simon 8 Schuster, Inc. com. The Simon 8 Schuster Speakers Bureau can bring authors to your live event. com. Manufactured in the United States of America 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Morton, Kate, date. 舒1st Atria Books hardcover ed. ŠŠŠŠŠŠp. cm. ŠŠ1. Mothers and daughters舒Fiction. 2. Family secrets舒Fiction. 3. World War, 1939舑1945舒Evacuation of civilians舒Fiction.

He is a story. A tale from long ago, the bars and locks vestiges of a time when people believed such things. Rumors about monsters in moats who lay in wait to prey upon fair maidens. A man to whom an ancient wrong was done, who seeks revenge against his loss, time and time again. But the young girl舒who would frown to hear herself described that way舒is no longer bothered by childhood monsters and fairy tales. She is restless; she is modern and grown-up and hungers for escape. This window, this castle, has ceased to be enough, and yet for the time being it is all she has and thus she gazes glumly through the glass.

Mr. Billing舒Herbert舒is my boss; he舗s also my mentor, champion, and closest friend. I don舗t have many, not the living, breathing sort at any rate. And I don舗t mean that in a sad and lonely way; I舗m just not the type of person who accumulates friends or enjoys crowds. I舗m good with words, but not the spoken kind; I舗ve often thought what a marvelous thing it would be if I could only conduct relationships on paper. And I suppose, in a sense, that舗s what I do, for I舗ve hundreds of the other sort, the friends contained within bindings, page after glorious page of ink, stories that unfold the same way every time but never lose their joy, that take me by the hand and lead me through doorways into worlds of great terror and rapturous delight.

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