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The Alice network: a novel
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Published:
New York, New York: William Morrow, c2017.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
503 pages; 20 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.9 - AR Pts: 23
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 820L
Rating:
HL820L
Status:

Description

New York Times and USA Today Bestseller

An NPR's Best Book of the Year 

A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!

The 2017 Girly Book Club Book of the Year!

A Summer Book Pick from Good Housekeeping, Parade, Library Journal, Goodreads, Liz and Lisa, and BookBub

In this enthralling novel from New York Times bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women'a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947'are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption.

1947. In the chaotic aftermath of World War II, American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a desperate hope that her beloved cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive. So when Charlie's parents banish her to Europe to have her "little problem" taken care of, Charlie breaks free and heads to London, determined to find out what happened to the cousin she loves like a sister.

1915. A year into the Great War, Eve Gardiner burns to join the fight against the Germans and unexpectedly gets her chance when she's recruited to work as a spy. Sent into enemy-occupied France, she's trained by the mesmerizing Lili, the "Queen of Spies", who manages a vast network of secret agents right under the enemy's nose.

Thirty years later, haunted by the betrayal that ultimately tore apart the Alice Network, Eve spends her days drunk and secluded in her crumbling London house. Until a young American barges in uttering a name Eve hasn't heard in decades, and launches them both on a mission to find the truth...no matter where it leads.

'Both funny and heartbreaking, this epic journey of two courageous women is an unforgettable tale of little-known wartime glory and sacrifice. Quinn knocks it out of the park with this spectacular book!''stephanie Dray, New York Times bestselling author of America's First Daughter

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Language:
English
ISBN:
0062654195, 9780062654199
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.9, 23 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
820

Notes

Description
"It's 1947 and American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a fervent belief that her beloved French cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive somewhere. So when Charlie's family banishes her to Europe to have her "little problem" take care of, Charlie breaks free and heads to London determined to find out what happened to the cousin she loves like a sister. In 1915, Eve Gardiner burns to join the fight against the Germans and unexpectedly gets her chance to serve when she's recruited to work as a spy for the English. Sent into enemy-occupied France during The Great War, she's trained by the mesmerizing Lili, the "Queen of Spies", who manages a vast network of secret agents, right under the enemy's nose. Thirty years later, haunted by the betrayal that ultimately tore apart the Alice Network, Eve spends her days drunk and secluded in her crumbling London house. Until a young American barges in uttering a name Eve hasn't heard in decades, and launching them both on a mission to find the truth ...no matter where it leads"--,Provided by publisher.
Target Audience
HL820L,Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,5.9,23,196198.

Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Quinn, K. (2017). The Alice network: a novel. First edition. New York, New York, William Morrow.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Quinn, Kate. 2017. The Alice Network: A Novel. New York, New York, William Morrow.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Quinn, Kate, The Alice Network: A Novel. New York, New York, William Morrow, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Quinn, Kate. The Alice Network: A Novel. First edition. New York, New York, William Morrow, 2017.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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