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    Mother Night is the story of Howard W. Campbell, Jr., an American recruited to be an Allied spy in World War II-era Germany. Campbell works as a Nazi radio propaganda artist, sending encoded messages to the Americans over the air during pro-Hitler programs; the problem is that only one man knows Campbell is really working for the Americans, and after the war, the rest of the world views him as a traitor and an anti-Semite. This complex novel deals with themes of identity and wartime morality.