Author(s): Joseph Kanon
This story set during the infamous McCarthy era revolves around the son of an American government official who is discovered to be a Russian spy. Readers follow the father and son over 20 years in an ordeal that involves murder, spies, shocking revelations about the past, and a passionate affair.
After a distinguished career in book publishing, Joseph Kanon turned to writing fiction. He is the author of Los Alamos, a New York Times bestseller that won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel in 1997. He lives in New York City.