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

Autor: Jennet Conant
Editorial: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Biografía : Inglés (eng) : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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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  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Biography
Persona designada: Julia Child; Paul Child; Julia Child; Paul Child; Joseph McCarthy; Julia Child; Paul Child; Julia Child; Paul Child; Joseph McCarthy
Tipo de material: Biografía, Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Jennet Conant
ISBN: 9781439163528 1439163529 9781439168509 1439168504 9781442341913 1442341912
Número OCLC: 646112881
Descripción: 395 pages, 8 pages plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenido: 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.
Responsabilidad: Jennet Conant.
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Bestselling author Jennet Conant brings us a stunning account of Julia and Paul Child's experiences as members of the Office of Strategic Services  Leer más

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