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Radio Girls

Audiobook

Riveting historical fiction that brings to life early British radio, and one woman who finds her voice working with the brilliant BBC staff.

London, 1926. American-raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job as a secretary with the upstart British Broadcasting Corporation, whose use of radio—still new and electrifying—is captivating the nation. Soon Maisie is gaining confidence as she arranges broadcasts with famous writers and politicians, but she's also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses, John Reith, the formidable Director-General of the BBC, and Hilda Matheson, director of the hugely popular Talks programming. But when Maisie unearths a shocking conspiracy, she and Hilda join forces to make their voices heard both on and off the air...and then face the dangerous consequences of telling the truth for a living.


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Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781538402702
  • File size: 345494 KB
  • Release date: January 10, 2017
  • Duration: 11:59:46

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781538402702
  • File size: 345537 KB
  • Release date: January 10, 2017
  • Duration: 12:07:45
  • Number of parts: 13

Formats

OverDrive Listen audiobook
MP3 audiobook

Languages

English

Riveting historical fiction that brings to life early British radio, and one woman who finds her voice working with the brilliant BBC staff.

London, 1926. American-raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job as a secretary with the upstart British Broadcasting Corporation, whose use of radio—still new and electrifying—is captivating the nation. Soon Maisie is gaining confidence as she arranges broadcasts with famous writers and politicians, but she's also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses, John Reith, the formidable Director-General of the BBC, and Hilda Matheson, director of the hugely popular Talks programming. But when Maisie unearths a shocking conspiracy, she and Hilda join forces to make their voices heard both on and off the air...and then face the dangerous consequences of telling the truth for a living.


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