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Romance Language
     

Romance Language

by Alan Elsner
 

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In 1989, magazine reporter Liz Graham is sent on assignment behind the Iron Curtain to Romania to interview dissident poet Stefan Petrescu. She barely escapes with her life, as the country is torn apart by the violent revolution to overthrow the communist regime. Eighteen years later, Liz's daughter Petra learns that Tom O'Neill is not her biological father. She

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In 1989, magazine reporter Liz Graham is sent on assignment behind the Iron Curtain to Romania to interview dissident poet Stefan Petrescu. She barely escapes with her life, as the country is torn apart by the violent revolution to overthrow the communist regime. Eighteen years later, Liz's daughter Petra learns that Tom O'Neill is not her biological father. She travels to Romania to search for the man her mother never told her about. What she finds is a tangled story of love and betrayal set against the backdrop of a country's struggle for freedom. Meticulously researched and based on numerous eye-witness interviews, “Romance Language” is also a meditation on the power and limitations of language and literature. About the Author Alan Elsner has worked as a correspondent and editor for Reuters News Service for 30 years. His first book, Gates of Injustice, was praised by Sen. Edward Kennedy. His first novel, The Nazi Hunter, was recommended by Library Journal and Publisher's Wee

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780984565207
Publisher:
Merpoint Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
04/27/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
285
File size:
983 KB

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