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C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC PRO (Text to phone) 34014150101336 Adult New Fiction Available -

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1953. Simon Putnam, newly hired by a distinguished New York publishing firm, gets his first assignment: editing The Vixen, the Patriot and the Fanatic, a lurid bodice-ripper improbably based on the recent trial and execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. It is a potboiler intended to shore up the firm's failing finances. Simon's mother was a childhood friend of Ethel Rosenberg's; his parents mourn Ethel's death. Simon meets The Vixen author, reckless, seductive Anya Partridge, ensconced in her opium-scented boudoir in a luxury Hudson River mental asylum. Simon comes to realize that everyone is not what they seem, that everyone is keeping secrets, and that ordinary events may conceal a diabolical plot. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Rosenberg, Ethel, 1915-1953 > Fiction.
Rosenberg, Julius, 1918-1953 > Fiction.
Book editors > Fiction.
Publishers and publishing > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Jews > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Deception > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Novels.
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