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Fellow travelers 1 edition

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Fellow travelers
1st ed.
Thomas Mallon

Published 2007 by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Historical novel about the competing claims of faith, love, and politics during the McCarthy era. Washington, D.C., early 1950s: a world of bare-knuckled ideology, hard drinking, and secret dossiers, dominated by such outsized characters as Richard Nixon, Drew Pearson, Perle Mesta, and Joe McCarthy. Timothy Laughlin, recent Fordham graduate and devout Catholic eager to join the crusade against Communism, meets a handsome, profligate State Department official, Hawkins Fuller, leading to Tim's first job and--after Fuller's advances--his first love affair. Now, as McCarthy mounts an increasingly desperate bid for power and internal investigations focus on "sexual subversives" in the government, Tim and Fuller find it ever more dangerous to navigate their double lives. The novel moving between the Senate Office Building and the Washington Evening Star, the diplomatic world of Foggy Bottom and NATO's front line in Europe, energized by political drama, unexpected humor and heartbreak.--From publisher description.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PS3563.A43157 F45 2007

The Physical Object

Pagination
353 p. ;
Number of pages
353

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24930468M
Internet Archive
fellowtravelers00mall
ISBN 10
0375423486
ISBN 13
9780375423482
LC Control Number
2006024586
OCLC/WorldCat
70778317

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