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Laura Elliott, 1957-

Sound recording - 2017

In 1950s Washington, D.C., teenaged Richard, a bookworm whose father works for the FBI, experiences effects of McCarthyism, beginning with book banning and ending with a threat to his half-Czech friend.

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Subjects
Genres
Historical fiction
Children's audiobooks
Published
[Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio [2017]
Edition
Unabridged
Language
English
Item Description
Title from container.
Physical Description
6 audio discs (7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN
9781538429846
Main Author
Laura Elliott, 1957- (-)
Other Authors
Elizabeth Wiley, 1962 April 21- (narrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A tale inspired by the suspicion and xenophobia of the McCarthy era follows the friendship between an FBI employee's son and a Czechoslovakian newcomer who share a common interest in literature until their bond is tested by spiraling national paranoia. By the award-winning author of Under a War-Torn Sky. Simultaneous.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

In 1950s Washington, D.C., teenaged Richard, a bookworm whose father works for the FBI, experiences effects of McCarthyism, beginning with book banning and ending with a threat to his half-Czech friend.