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  • Author: Charlotte Philby

"The era of the Cold War and the spy circle in which Kim Philby was a player, filtered into my early..."

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  • Location: Manhattan, Upper West Side
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"Sarah Larson is living with her boyfriend Jonathan in a small apartment, trying to make ends meet. Sarah has an enormous..."

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