Dragonfly : a novel

Dragonfly : a novel
Meacham, Leila, 1938-
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  • Published: 2019
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At the height of World War II, a handful of idealistic young Americans receive a mysterious letter from the government, asking them if they are willing to fight for their country. The men and women from very different backgrounds-a Texan athlete with German roots, an upper-crust son of a French mother and a wealthy businessman, a dirt-poor Midwestern fly fisherman, an orphaned fashion designer, and a ravishingly beautiful female fencer-all answer the call of duty, but each for a secret reason of her or his own. They bond immediately, in a group code-named Dragonfly. Thus begins a dramatic cat-and-mouse game, as the group seeks to stay under the radar until a fatal misstep leads to the capture and the firing-squad execution of one of their team. But...is everything as it seems, or is this one more elaborate act of spycraft?

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World War, 1939-1945--France--Paris--Fiction.


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9781538732229 (hardback)

Personal Author:

Meacham, Leila, 1938-


Dragonfly : a novel / Leila Meacham.


First edition.

Publication Info:

New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019.

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Physical description:

xi, 563 pages ; 24 cm.

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Subject term:

World War, 1939-1945--France--Paris--Fiction.

Geographic term:

France--History--German occupation, 1940-1945--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Historical fiction.

Genre index term:

Spy fiction.

Genre index term:

War fiction.

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