Thorndike Press

Who Is Vera Kelly?

  • Rosalie Knecht
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  • ISBN-10: 1432853937
  • ISBN-13: 9781432853938
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: .95 lbs ( .43 kgs)
  • 330 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released July 2018
  • Simultaneous Publications



An NPR Best Book of the Year

New York City, 1962. Vera Kelly is struggling to make rent and blend into the underground gay scene in Greenwich Village. She's working night shifts at a radio station when her quick wits, sharp tongue, and technical skills get her noticed by a recruiter for the CIA.

Next thing she knows she's in Argentina, tasked with wiretapping a congressman and infiltrating a group of student activists in Buenos Aires. As Vera becomes more and more enmeshed with the young radicals, the fragile local government begins to split at the seams. When a betrayal leaves her stranded in the wake of a coup, Vera learns the Cold War makes for strange and unexpected bedfellows, and she's forced to take extreme measures to save herself.