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Shining Through (original 1988; edition 1988)
by Susan Isaacs
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0061030155, Mass Market Paperback)
It's 1940 and Linda Voss, legal secretary extraordinaire, has a secret. She's head over heels in love with her boss, John Berringer, the pride of the Ivy League. Not that she even has a chance--he'd never take a second look at a German-Jewish girl from Queens who spends her time taking care of her faded beauty of a mother and following bulletins on the war in Europe. For Linda, though, the war will soon become all too real. Engulfing her nation and her life, it will offer opportunities she's never dreamed of. A chance to win the man she wants...a chance to find the love she deserves.
Made into the movie of the same name starring Melanie Griffith, Michael Douglas, and Liam Neeson, Shining Through is a novel of honor, sacrifice, passion, and humor. This is vintage Susan Isaacs, a tale of a spirited woman who wisecracks her way into heroism and history--and into your heart.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:26:37 -0400)
During World War II a secretary from Queens convinces her boss, a Colonel in American intelligence, to let her go undercover behind enemy lines in Germany.
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