An Imperfect Spy Summary
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

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An Imperfect Spy Summary

The major theme in An Imperfect Spy is self-determination. The book deals with women negotiating or attempting to negotiate in a male dominated world and the male response to female behavior. All of the female characters struggle to direct their own lives. Harriet, the oldest, has taken control of her life by assuming a new identity and rejecting her old lifestyle. Betty, the battered wife, wagered but lost control of her life by killing...

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