zum Inhalt wechseln
A covert affair : Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS Titelvorschau
SchließenTitelvorschau
Prüfung…

A covert affair : Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS

Verfasser/in: Jennet Conant
Verlag: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Biografie : Englisch : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
Datenbank:WorldCat
Zusammenfassung:
This volume recounts Julia and Paul Child's experiences as members of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in Asia during World War II and the tumultuous years when they were caught up in the McCarthy Red spy hunt in the 1950s. This work is a portrait of a group of idealistic men and women who were recruited by the citizen spy service, slapped into uniform, and dispatched to wage political warfare in remote  Weiterlesen…
Bewertung:

(noch nicht bewertet) 0 mit Rezensionen - Verfassen Sie als Erste eine Rezension.

Themen
Ähnliche Titel

 

Exemplar ausleihen

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Suche nach Bibliotheken, die diesen Titel besitzen ...

Details

Gattung/Form: Biography
Name: Julia Child; Paul Child; Julia Child; Paul Child; Joseph McCarthy; Julia Child; Paul Child; Julia Child; Paul Child; Joseph McCarthy
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Jennet Conant
ISBN: 9781439163528 1439163529 9781439168509 1439168504 9781442341913 1442341912
OCLC-Nummer: 646112881
Beschreibung: 395 p., 8 p. plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Inhalt: Special inquiry --
Initiation --
Late start --
A fine sort --
Instant fame --
The great white queen of Bali --
Chickens coming home to roost --
Whispers in the willow trees --
Incurable romantics --
Open season --
The nightmare --
The taste of ashes.
Verfasserangabe: Jennet Conant.
Weitere Informationen:

Abstract:

Bestselling author Jennet Conant brings us a stunning account of Julia and Paul Child's experiences as members of the Office of Strategic Services  Weiterlesen…

Rezensionen

Redaktionelle Rezension

Nielsen BookData

"Conant has written a book full of fascinating material about wartime and postwar America and how they intersected....Conant doesn't disappoint in her picture of the whirlwind life of the OSS, Weiterlesen…

 
Nutzer-Rezensionen
Suche nach GoodReads-Rezensionen
Suche nach DOGObooks-Rezensionen…

Tags

Tragen Sie als Erste Tags ein.
Anfrage bestätigen

Sie haben diesen Titel bereits angefordert. Wenn Sie trotzdem fortfahren möchten, klicken Sie auf OK.

Verlinkung


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/646112881>
library:oclcnum"646112881"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/646112881>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008113867>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"World War, 1939-1945--Secret service--United States."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007101061>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Anti-communist movements--United States--History--20th century."@en
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/150910486>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"United States. Office of Strategic Services"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2011"
schema:description"This volume recounts Julia and Paul Child's experiences as members of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in Asia during World War II and the tumultuous years when they were caught up in the McCarthy Red spy hunt in the 1950s. This work is a portrait of a group of idealistic men and women who were recruited by the citizen spy service, slapped into uniform, and dispatched to wage political warfare in remote outposts such as Ceylon, India, and China. Before becoming known worldwide as a popular chef, author, and television personality, Julia joined the OSS after finding that she was too tall to enlist in the U.S. Women's Army Corps or in the U.S. Navy. Julia reveled in the glamor and intrigue of her overseas assignments and life altering romance with the much older and more sophisticated, future-husband, Paul Child. Weighing in heavily in this story is a woman named Jane Foster. Foster allegedly engaged, with her husband, George Zlatovski, in covert activities on behalf of the Soviet Union while employed in sensitive U.S. Government wartime agencies during World War II. Jane Foster was one the Child's best friends during the war (Paul was infatuated with Jane before falling for Julia), and the couple stood behind their friends throughout their accusations of spying for the USSR."@en
schema:description"Special inquiry -- Initiation -- Late start -- A fine sort -- Instant fame -- The great white queen of Bali -- Chickens coming home to roost -- Whispers in the willow trees -- Incurable romantics -- Open season -- The nightmare -- The taste of ashes."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/862824964>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"A covert affair : Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS"@en
schema:numberOfPages"395"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Fenster schließen

Bitte in WorldCat einloggen 

Sie haben kein Konto? Sie können sehr einfach ein kostenloses Konto anlegen,.