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Child 44 [electronic resource] / Tom Rob Smith.

Smith, Tom Rob. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780446537049 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0446537047 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Edition: 1st eBook ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2008.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 439).
Summary, etc.: Stalin's Soviet Union strives to be a paradise for its workers, providing for all of their needs. One of its fundamental pillars is that its citizens live free from the fear of ordinary crime and criminals. But in this society, millions do live in fear ... of the State. Death is a whisper away. The mere suspicion of ideological disloyalty -- owning a book from the decadent West, the wrong word at the wrong time --sends millions of innocents into the Gulags or to their executions. Defending the system from its citizens is the MGB, the State Security Force. And no MGB officer is more courageous, conscientious, or idealistic than Leo Demidov. A war hero with a beautiful wife, Leo lives in relative luxury in Moscow, even providing a decent apartment for his parents. His only ambition has been to serve his country. For this greater good, he has arrested and interrogated.
System Details Note: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 557 KB).
Subject: Secret service > Soviet Union > Fiction.
Serial murderers > Soviet Union > Fiction.
Soviet Union > History > 1925-1953 > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
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