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Trapeze

By: Mawer, Simon

Price: $4.50

Publisher: OTHER PR LLC:

Seller ID: 9781590515273

ISBN: 1590515277

Condition: USED


A propulsive novel of World War II espionage by the author of "New York Times "best seller "The Glass Room." Barely out of school and doing her bit for the British war effort, Marian Sutro has one quality that makes her stand out--she is a native French speaker. It is this that attracts the attention of the SOE, the Special Operations Executive, which trains agents to operate in occupied Europe. Drawn into this strange, secret world at the age of nineteen, she finds herself undergoing commando training, attending a "school for spies," and ultimately, one autumn night, parachuting into Fran... View more info

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Tightrope

By: Mawer, Simon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/28/2016

Seller ID: 9781590517239

ISBN: 1590517237

Condition: USED


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Glass Room

By: Mawer, Simon

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781408700778

ISBN: 1408700778

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A "New York Times" Best-Seller Honeymooners Viktor and Liesel Landauer are filled with the optimism and cultural vibrancy of central Europe of the 1920s when they meet modernist architect Rainer von Abt. He builds for them a home to embody their exuberant faith in the future, and the Landauer House becomes an instant masterpiece. Viktor and Liesel, a rich Jewish mogul married to a thoughtful, modern gentile, pour all of their hopes for their marriage and budding family into their stunning new home, filling it with children, friends, and a generation of artists and thinkers eager to abandon... View more info

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Glass Room, The

By: Mawer, Simon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: OTHER PR LLC:

Seller ID: 9781590513965

ISBN: 1590513967

Condition: USED


A "New York Times" Best-Seller Honeymooners Viktor and Liesel Landauer are filled with the optimism and cultural vibrancy of central Europe of the 1920s when they meet modernist architect Rainer von Abt. He builds for them a home to embody their exuberant faith in the future, and the Landauer House becomes an instant masterpiece. Viktor and Liesel, a rich Jewish mogul married to a thoughtful, modern gentile, pour all of their hopes for their marriage and budding family into their stunning new home, filling it with children, friends, and a generation of artists and thinkers eager to abandon... View more info

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Mendel's Dwarf

By: Mawer, Simon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 8/19/2010

Seller ID: 9780140281552

ISBN: 014028155X

Condition: USED


Like his great, great uncle, the early geneticist Gregor Mendel, Dr. Benedict Lambert is struggling to unlock the secrets of heredity. But Benedict's mission is particularly urgent and particularly personal, for he is afflicted with achondroplasia--he's a dwarf. He's also a man desperate for love. And when he finds it in the form of Jean--simple and shy--he stumbles upon an opportunity to correct the injustice of his own capricious genes. As intelligent as it is entertaining, this witty and surprisingly erotic novel reveals the beauty and drama of scientific inquiry as it informs us of the... View more info

Trapeze

By: Mawer, Simon

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9781590515273D

ISBN: 9781590515273D

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