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The defection of A.J. Lewinter

a novel of duplicity

by Robert Littell

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tokyo (Japan),
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Americans -- Japan -- Fiction,
    • Espionage, Soviet -- Fiction,
    • Scientists -- Fiction,
    • Defectors -- Fiction,
    • Tokyo (Japan) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Littell.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.I7827 D4 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination304 p. ;
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3564336M
      ISBN 101585673471
      LC Control Number2002034623

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While at an academic conference in Tokyo, Lewinter contacts the KGB station chief and Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Also published, Boston [Mass.]: Houghton Mifflin, Awards: Winner of CWA Gold Dagger for Fiction