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A KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR! Keira Knightly is to produce and star in the movie adaption of The Other Typist! A haunting debut novel set against the background of New York City in the 1920s... “From the first page [I] was absorbed...­Suzanne Rindell’s story of a 1920s police stenographer who becomes increasingly obsessed with a glamorous new typist reminds me at points of Notes on a Scandal and Patricia Highsmith, but has creepy charms all its own.­”—The Paris Review 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 . . .

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New York, 1922. Rose Baker werkt als typiste bij de politie. Vaak is ze de enige aanwezige vrouw tijdens verhoren en ook al moet ze een keur aan gruwelijke details aanhoren, zodra ze de ondervraagruimte verlaat, behoort ze weer tot het zwakke geslacht. Maar de tijden veranderen. Vrouwen knippen hun haar kort, roken in het openbaar en schudden de Victoriaanse omgangsregels van zich af.­Zo niet de preutse Rose. Waar de meeste vrouwen zich proberen te bevrijden, houdt zij juist vast aan het ouderwetse beeld van de bescheiden, verzorgende vrouw. Als er een nieuwe typiste op het bureau, laat Rose zich door deze mooie, vooruitstrevende Odalie meenemen naar de clandestiene nachtclubs waar deze zich thuisvoelt. Rose´ fascinatie voor Odalie verandert achter al snel in een obsessie die ze misschien nooit meer te boven zal komen.­De andere typiste is een origineel portret van een getroebleerde vrouw en een tumultueuze tijd waarin de rol van de vrouw voorgoed veranderde.

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En 1922, la jornada laboral en la comisaría del distrito del Lower East Side, en Nueva York, transcurre al ritmo impuesto por una nueva ley que prohíbe la producción, venta y transporte de bebidas alcohólicas.­El trabajo se va acumulando, pero Rose...

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El 1922, la jornada laboral a la comissaria del districte del Lower East Side, a Nova York, transcorre al ritme que imposa la nova llei que prohibeix la producció, la venda i el transport de begudes alcohòliques.­La feina es va acumulant però la Rose Baker no es queixa: és mecanògrafa de professió i la seva tasca consisteix a escoltar i reproduir fidelment les paraules dels delinqüents que desfilen cada dia per la comissaria. Robatoris, soborns i delictes de sang són el pa de cada dia, així que sembla que és una dona difícil d'impressionar, però tot canvia el matí que l'Odaile entra a formar part del seu equip. Mentre que la Rose porta els cabells castanys discretament recollits, l'Odalie s'atreveix a anar pentidada a la garçonne, a fumar i a sovintejar els millors restaurants sense preocupar-­se pel compte. Té una mirada que fascina homes i dones, i la Rose cau a la seva xarxa i viu amb ella els plaers ocults que la ciutat de Nova York reserva a qui sap gaudir del que és bo.­Què és . . .

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From the author of the "thrilling" (The Christian Science Monitor) novel The Other Typist comes an evocative, multilayered story of ambition, success, and secrecy in 1950s New York.

In 1958, Greenwich Village buzzes with beatniks, jazz clubs, and new ideas—­the ideal spot for three ambitious young people to meet. Cliff Nelson, the son of a successful book editor, is convinced he's the next Kerouac, if only his father would notice. Eden Katz dreams of being an editor but is shocked when she encounters roadblocks to that ambition. And Miles Tillman, a talented black writer from Harlem, seeks to learn the truth about his father's past, finding love in the process. Though different from one another, all three share a common goal: to succeed in the competitive and uncompromising world of book publishing. As they reach for what they want, they come to understand what they must sacrifice, conceal, and betray to achieve their goals, learning they...

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Odalie… Quella mattina del 1924, quando si è seduta alla scrivania accanto alla mia, avrei dovuto capire che avrebbe sconvolto la mia vita. Già da due anni lavoravo come dattilografa alla centrale di polizia di Manhattan e conducevo una vita tranq...

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Two young daredevil flyers confront ugly truths and family secrets during the U.­S. internment of Japanese citizens during World War II, from the author of The Other Typist and Three-­Martini Lunch.
Louis Thorn and Haruto "Harry" Yamada — the Eagle and the Crane — are the star attractions of Earl Shaw's Flying Circus, a daredevil (and not exactly legal) flying act that traverses Depression-­era California. The young men have a complicated relationship, thanks to the Thorn family's belief that the Yamadas — Japanese immigrants — stole land that should have stayed in the Thorn family.
&­nbsp;­&­nbsp;­&­nbsp;­&­nbsp;­When Louis and Harry become aerial stuntmen, performing death-­defying tricks high above audiences, they're both drawn to Shaw's smart and appealing stepdaughter, Ava Brooks. When the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor and one of Shaw's planes mysteriously crashes and two charred bodies are discovered in it, authorities...

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