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In disguise! : stories of real women spies

Author: Ryan Ann Hunter
Publisher: Hillsboro, Or. : Beyond Words Pub., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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A collection of biographies of real women who were spies throughout history and around the world, including Virginia Hall, Sarah Emma Edmonds, Josephine Baker, and Eva Wu.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan Ann Hunter
ISBN: 1582700958 9781582700953
OCLC Number: 51944389
Description: 133 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Anglo-Dutch wars. Aphra Behn: ahead of her time (1640-1689) --
The American Revolution. Lydia Darragh: the fighting Quaker (1729-1789) ; Anna Smith Strong: spy in petticoats (1740-1812) ; Emily Geiger: caught! (c.1763-?) ; Patience Lovell Wright: artist and spy (1725-1786) ; Laodicea Langston Springfield: Daring Dicey (1766-1837) --
The wars of independence in Spanish America. Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez: La Heroina (1768-1829) ; Leona Vicario Roo: Madre de la Patria (1789-1842) ; Policarpa Salaverrieta: La Pola (1795-1817) --
The Civil War. Harriet Tubman: without equal (c. 1820-1913) ; Elizabeth Van Lew: "Crazy Bet" (1818-1900) ; Mary Bowser: from slave to spy (c. 1839-?) ; Belle Boyd: "La Belle Rebelle" (1843-1900) ; Pauline Cushman: her best role (1833-1893) ; Sarah Emma Edmonds: a.k.a. Frank Thompson (1841-1898) --
World War I. Louise de Bettignies: spymaster (1880-1917) ; Marthe Richer: double agent (1889-1982) ; Marguerite Harrison: nerves of steel (1879-1967) --
World War II. Virginia Hall: Wanted! The limping lady (1906-1982) ; Gertrude S. Legendre: making her mark (1902-2000) ; Maria Gulovich Liu: shadow warrior (1921- ) ; Josephine Baker: forever grateful (1906-1975) ; Noor Inayat Khan: Light of Womanhood (1914-1944) ; Betty Pack: code name "Cynthia" (1910-1963) --
The Chinese Revolution. Eva Wu: daring dancer (c. 1934-?) --
The cold war. Jonna Hiestand Mendez: disguise master (1945- ).
Other Titles: Stories of real women spies
Real women spies
Responsibility: written by Ryan Ann Hunter.

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A collection of biographies of real women who were spies throughout history and around the world, including Virginia Hall, Sarah Emma Edmonds, Josephine Baker, and Eva Wu.

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