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The operator

Author: Gretchen Berg
Publisher: London : Headline Book Publishing, 2020. ©2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Operator by Gretchen Berg delivers a vivid look inside the heads and hearts of a group of housewives and pokes at the absurdities of 1950s America, a simpler time that was far from simple. In a small town, everyone knows everyone else's business... Nobody knows the people of Wooster, Ohio, better than switchboard operator Vivian Dalton, and she'd be the first to tell you that. She calls it intuition. Her teenage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Berg
ISBN: 1472264126 9781472264121 9781472264121
OCLC Number: 1102474428
Notes: First published in the US in 2020 by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,New York.
Description: 342 pages ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Gretchen Berg.


A delightful, uplifting and moving novel about a 1950s switchboard operator who learns a shocking secret when she eavesdrops on a phone conversation. 'Irresistible' Kathryn Stockett, author of THE  Read more...
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'Just finished THE OPERATOR in an unstoppable rush and it was every bit as glorious, gossipy, delicious and perfect as I'd hoped. Absolutely heaven!' * Jill Mansell * 'What if you could listen in on Read more...

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A lighthearted story about gossiping and its dangers

by TheAvidReader (WorldCat user published 2020-03-13) Good Permalink

The Operator by Gretchen Berg is a lighthearted historical novel about gossip, eavesdropping and scandal.  Vivian Dalton works as a telephone operator at Ohio Bell. ...
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