Last Night Of The World

April 1, 2018|
Last Night Of The World by Joyce Wayne
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On a hot Ottawa night in August 1945, Soviet agent Freda Linton’s world is about to fall apart. She’s spent the war infiltrating the highest levels of the Canadian government as an undercover operative for the fledging Canadian Communist Party and for Moscow’s military police. As the global conflict nears its conclusion, her Soviet embassy handler and darling of the diplomatic scene Nikolai Zabotin sends her to retrieve atomic secrets from the Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories. When Freda discovers that Soviet cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko plans to turn over top secret files to the RCMP that will expose Freda and the others in her spy ring, she is faced with an impossible decision and must determine who is on her side. Should she risk everything to smuggle out nuclear secrets that will kick off the Cold War? Joyce Wayne's Last Night of the World brings a high-energy creativeness and emotional tension to a story that is rooted in a generation's defining incident.
Joyce Wayne is an award-winning literary journalist, a former editor at Quill & Quire, and the author of the historical novel The Cook's Temptation (Mosaic Press, 2013). She was a winner of the Diaspora Dialogues contest for fiction and has been awarded the Fiona Mee Award for literary journalism. She lives in Oakville, Ontario whe...
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Title:Last Night Of The WorldFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inPublished:1 avril 2018Publisher:Mosaic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771613017

ISBN - 13:9781771613019

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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