Friday, October 03, 2014

Back Channel by Stephen L. Carter

In 1962, a young college student named Margo finds herself drawn into Cold-War crossfire. With tensions high Kennedy and Khrushchev find that the only way that they can negotiate is through an unsuspecting back channel. A suspenseful retelling of the Cuban Missile Crisis, in which the fate of the world rests unexpectedly on the shoulders of a courageous young woman.

Reader who enjoyed this book also enjoyed: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain, We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas, and Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.

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