Red sky at noon

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"The black earth was already baking and the sun was just rising when they mounted their horses and rode across the grasslands towards the horizon on fire . . ."Imprisoned in the Gulags for a crime he did not commit, Benya Golden joins a penal battalion made up of Cossacks and convicts to fight the Nazis. He enrolls in the Russian cavalry, and on a hot summer day in July 1942, he and his band of brothers are sent on a suicide mission behind enemy lines--but is there a traitor among them? The only thing Benya can truly trust is his horse, Silver Socks, and that he will find no mercy in onslaught of Hitler's troops as they push East.Spanning ten epic days, between Benya's war on the grasslands of southern Russia and Stalin's intrigues in the Kremlin, between Benya's intense affair with an Italian nurse and a romance between Stalin's daughter and a war correspondent, this is a sweeping story of passion, bravery, and survival--where betrayal is a constant companion, death just a heartbeat away, and love, however fleeting, offers a glimmer of redemption.
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Grouping Title red sky at noon
Grouping Author sebag montefiore simon
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-19 04:47:34AM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Historical fiction, Moscow (Russia) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Political prisoners -- Soviet Union -- Fiction, War fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Calvary operations -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Soviet Union -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Cavalry operations -- Fiction
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title_full Red sky at noon / Simon Sebag Montefiore, Red sky at noon [playaway] / Simon Sebag Montefiore
title_short Red sky at noon
topic_facet Calvary operations, Campaigns, Cavalry operations, History, Political prisoners, World War, 1939-1945