Harry Sanders is a tender international provider officer in Nineteen Sixties Indochina while the process his existence is unexpectedly altered by way of a perilous and clandestine assembly with insurgents that leads to quiet disaster—and a short yet passionate come upon with Sieglinde, a tender German woman.
soaking up the influence of his misstep, Harry returns in short to Washington prior to touring to Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean on assignments. He marries the eye-catching may well, who's fleeing her family disappointments in New England and searching out an get away into Harry’s diplomatic existence. at the floor, they seem to be a good-looking, winning couple—but the reminiscence of Sieglinde persists in Harry’s innovations, and will has her personal secrets and techniques too.
As Harry navigates the more and more treacherous waters of international relations in an age of interminable clash, he additionally attempts to slender the gap among himself and the 2 fascinating girls who've selected to like him, in a singular from a Pulitzer Prize and nationwide publication Award finalist that “considers the toll lifestyles lived upon the good level of foreign politics can tackle a guy of substance” (Kirkus Reviews).
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