SAFE CONDUCT by Elizabeth Benedict

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En route to Istanbul to finish a film, filmmaker Kate Lurie and her new husband, Eli MacKenzie, find their journey hampered by the appearance of Lida, a stunning Russian with whom Eli had an affair fifteen years earlier.

About Elizabeth Benedict

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Elizabeth Benedict is a graduate of Barnard College and the author of five novels, including the bestseller Almost and the National Book Award finalist Slow Dancing. She is the editor of the anthology Mentors, Muses & Monsters: 30 Writers on the People Who Changed Their Lives, and has written for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, Esquire, and the Huffington Post, the Rumpus, and Tin House. Two of her essays have been selected for Best American Essays collections. She has taught widely and works as a writing coach and editor.
Published May 1, 1993 by Farrar Straus & Giroux (J). 230 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Now, 17 years later, Mac and Kate are on a stopover in Brussels when Lida reappears, a Westerner married to a Frenchman, and an old flame burning bright as ever.

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But Kate is unprepared for the shock of an encounter with Lida, who, 15 years after she and Mac had parted, confronts the couple in Brussels and boldly tempts Mac to be unfaithful.

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(The KGB has never balked at fictionalizing.) En route to Turkey to finish work on a film, Kate, Mac and Kate's cameraman, Eric, stop over briefly in Brussels.

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