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The Secrets We Kept

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Published by Random House Large Print in New York,USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatTrade paperback
Number of Pages477
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27301033M
ISBN 109780593168141

The Secrets We Kept combines a legendary literary love story--the decades-long affair between Pasternak and his mistress and muse, Olga Ivinskaya, who was sent to the Gulag and inspired Zhivago's heroine, Lara--with a narrative about two women empowered to lead lives of .   If you want to read The Secrets We Kept along with Witherspoon and the book club, you can head to the Hello Sunshine website or follow along in the discussion on the Hello Sunshine Instagram Author: Kerri Jarema.

  The Secrets We Kept NPR coverage of The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Lara Prescott. REVIEWS: The Secrets We Kept GoodReads The NY Times The Guardian Book Companion NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice--inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago.

THE SECRETS WE KEPT carries the reader through the tumultuous years spanning the beginning of the Cold War, from to Debut novelist Lara Prescott beautifully pens the story of three women whose choices and actions affect individuals, nations, even the world.   The Secrets We Kept (Book): Prescott, Lara: At the height of the Cold War, two secretaries are pulled out of the typing pool at the CIA and given the assignment of a lifetime. Their mission: to smuggle Doctor Zhivago out of the USSR, where no one dare publish it, and help Pasternak's magnum opus make its way into print around the world. Glamorous and sophisticated Sally Forrester .


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In Russia, a mistress suffers years in a Gulag rather than betray her married lover—Boris Pasternak, author of Doctor Zhivago—to Stalin/5(). The Secrets We Kept book. Read 3, reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Secretaries turned spies, love and duty, and sacrifice—inspi /5(K). “The Secrets We Kept” is a fine book, well deserving of its out-of-the-box success for all the reasons stated and implied above, but mainly for the undeniable fact that it is a very good story Author: John Greenya.

The Secrets We Kept is simply sensational. Two gripping narratives unfold in the pressure cooker of the Cold War: passionate, courageous Olga who stands in the shadow of Soviet author Boris Pasternak yet inspires him to write a heroine for the ages, and the cynical, equally-overshadowed women of the CIA who help bring Pasternak's masterpiece Dr.

Zhivago to bear as a weapon against Soviet. The Secrets We Kept Lara Prescott, Knopf Doubleday The Secrets We Kept book. ISBN Summary A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice—inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago.

The Secrets We Kept is a crackling, female-centered spy thriller rooted in real life this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility : Leah Greenblatt. THE SECRETS WE KEPT, September's Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club pick, is a thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the 20th century: DOCTOR ZHIVAGO.

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The result of that exploration is Prescott's debut novel, The Secrets We Kept. It's the story of a young woman who becomes involved with the CIA's plan to. It is a masterpiece. But if you haven't read Zhivago, you won't be lost or lacking at all while reading The Secrets We Kept.

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The Secrets We Kept is simply sensational. Two gripping narratives unfold in the pressure cooker of the Cold War: passionate, courageous Olga who stands in the shadow of Soviet author Boris Pasternak yet inspires him to write a heroine for the ages, and the cynical, equally-overshadowed women of the CIA who help bring Pasternak's masterpiece Dr.

Zhivago to bear as a weapon against Soviet 5/5. by Lara Prescott Knopf, pp., $ Lara Prescott will speak about and sign copies of The Secrets We Kept on Tue., Sept, 17, 7pm, at BookPeople, N. Lamar. The Secrets We Kept combines a legendary literary love story—the decades-long affair between Pasternak and his mistress and muse, Olga Ivinskaya, who was sent to the Gulag and inspired Zhivago's heroine, Lara—with a narrative about two women empowered to Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

THE SECRETS WE KEPT by “We typed a hundred words a minute and never missed a syllable. Our fingers flew across the keys. Our clacking was constant. We’d pause only to answer the phone or to take a drag of a cigarette; some of us managed to master both without missing a beat.” Hey there, book lover.

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Our Reading Guide for The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Book Reviews, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio. The Secrets We Kept combines a legendary literary love story - the decades-long affair between Pasternak and his mistress and muse, Olga Ivinskaya, who was sent to the Gulag and inspired Zhivago's heroine, Lara - with a narrative about two women empowered to lead lives of.

The Secrets We Kept (Book): Prescott, Lara: "A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice--inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago."-- From publisher's description.

“The Secrets We Kept,” a gorgeous and romantic feast of a novel anchored by a cast of indelible secretaries — some groomed to be secret agents, and all clacking away at covert C.I.A Author: Karen Valby.