Steve Anderson


Steve Anderson is the author of the Kaspar Brothers series (The Losing Role, Liberated, Lost Kin), Under False Flags: A Novel, and other works centered on WWII and its aftermath. In The Other Oregon: A Thriller, he writes about his home state. Anderson was a Fulbright Fellow in Germany and is also a literary translator of German. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Kaspar Brothers
The Losing Role is the first book in the Kaspar Brothers series. In The Losing Role, failed actor Max Kaspar is forced into a suicidal German mission during WWII. Max is the estranged older brother of German-American Harry Kaspar, whose deadly postwar rite of passage follows in Liberated: A Novel of Germany, 1945. The Kaspar brothers reunite in 1946 Munich as the Cold War heats up in the third book, Lost Kin: A Novel.

The Losing Role

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The Losing Role
Series: Kaspar Brothers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
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In the last winter of World War II a failed German actor, Max Kaspar, is forced to join a desperate secret mission in which he must impersonate an enemy American officer. So Max cooks up his own fanatical plan -- he'll use his false identity to escape tyranny and war and flee to the America he'd once abandoned. The Losing Role is the first book in the Kaspar Brothers series.

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