American Spy

American Spy

A Novel

Book - 2018
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1986, the heart of the Cold War. A young black woman working in an old boys' club, Marie Mitchell's FBI career has stalled out and her days are filled with monotonous paperwork. Given the opportunity to join a task force aimed at undermining Thomas Sankara, the charismatic revolutionary president of Burkina Faso whose Communist ideology has made him a target for American intervention, she says yes. In the year that follows Marie observes Sankara, seduces him-- and has a hand in the coup that will bring him down. But doing so will change everything she believes about what it means to be a spy, a lover, a sister, and a good American. -- adapted from jacket
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780812998955
0812998952
9780812998962
0812998960
Branch Call Number: Fic Wilk
Characteristics: 292 pages ; 25 cm

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