The other typist

by Rindell, Suzanne,

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Community Library of Castle Shannon Fiction Fic Rindell
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  Fic Rindell
Perfect for fans of Lara Prescott's The Secrets We Kept , this haunting debut novel--and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year--is set against the background of New York City in the 1920s...

Confessions are Rose Baker's job. A typist for the New York City Police Department, she sits in judgment like a high priestess. Criminals come before her to admit their transgressions, and, with a few strokes of the keys before her, she seals their fate. But while she may hear about shootings, knifings, and crimes of passion, as soon as she leaves the room, she reverts to a dignified and proper lady. Until Odalie joins the typing pool.

As Rose quickly falls under the stylish, coquettish Odalie's spell, she is lured into a sparkling underworld of speakeasies and jazz. And what starts as simple fascination turns into an obsession from which she may never recover.

Additional Information
Subjects Typists -- Fiction.
Nineteen twenties -- Fiction.
Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Police stations -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951 -- Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Black humor (Literature)
Publisher New York :Berkley Books,2014
Edition Berkley trade paperback edition.
Language English
Description 359 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 9780425268421
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