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Wright, Peter 1916-1995

Overview
Works: 29 works in 162 publications in 19 languages and 5,085 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Encyclopedias  Anecdotes  Spy stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: UB271.G72, 327.120924
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Spycatcher : the candid autobiography of a senior intelligence officer by Peter Wright( Book )
66 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 16 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En engelsk spionjægers (f. 1916) beretning om sin tid i den britiske efterretningstjeneste 1949-1976 og om optrævlingen af det sovjetiske muldvarpenet, der blev oprettet i 1940'erne og 1950'erne af navne som Kim Philby, Guy Burgess og Anthony Blunt
Spycatcher : Enthüllungen aus d. Secret Service by Peter Wright( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spy's revenge by Richard V Hall( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Spycatcher's encyclopedia of espionage by Peter Wright( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cacciatore di spie by Peter Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spionage handboek : de geheime wereld van A tot Z by Peter Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in Dutch and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caçador de espiões a candida autobiografia de um agente secreto ingles by Peter Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in Portuguese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Spycatcher : otobiografi yang menghebohkan by Peter Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Spy catcher tapes by Peter Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Apomneoneumata enos kataskopou by Peter Wright( Book )
in Greek, Modern and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Spycatcher by Peter Wright( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in Danish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A retired British Intelligence agent living in Australia alleges corruption in MI5. He accuses his British Secret Service Head, Sir Roger Hollis, of spying for Russia, and the Service itself of plotting to overthrow British Labor Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Wright's book was the subject of extensive litigation
Ta Apomnēmoneumata henos kataskopou by Peter Wright( Book )
in Greek, Modern and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Supai kyatcha by Peter Wright( Book )
in Japanese and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Spycatcher trial by Malcolm Turnbull( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1985, frustrated that his concerns about infiltration of MI5 by Russian agents had been ignored, Peter Wright signed a contract with William Heinemann Australia to publish his dossier of facts. Within weeks, news of the book leaked out and the legal battle was begun. In this book, the author gives a full account of this celebrated legal event, discussing Wright's motives in publishing and those of the British Government in relentlessly pursuing the case
 
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Alternative Names
Rāyt, Pītir 1916-1995
بيتر رايت، 1916-1995
ライト, ピーター
Languages
English (95)
Chinese (10)
Japanese (6)
German (5)
Spanish (5)
Danish (4)
Dutch (4)
French (3)
Italian (3)
Arabic (3)
Greek, Modern (3)
Polish (2)
Indonesian (2)
Finnish (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Icelandic (1)
Turkish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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