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The Meinertzhagen mystery : the life and legend of a colossal fraud

Author: Brian Garfield
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tall, handsome, charming, Col. Richard Meinertzhangen was an acclaimed British war hero, a secret agent, and a dean of international ornithology. His exploits inspired three biographies, his life has been the basis for movies, and Jerusalem dedicated a city square to his memory. Meinertzhagen was trusted by Winston Churchill, David Lloyd George, Chaim Weizmann, David Ben Gurion, T.E. Lawrence, Elspeth Huxley, and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garfield, Brian, 1939-
Meinertzhagen mystery.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)608384972
Named Person: Richard Meinertzhagen; Richard Meinertzhagen; Richard Meinertzhagen; Richard Meinertzhagen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Garfield
ISBN: 1597970417 9781597970419 9781597971607 159797160X
OCLC Number: 70707921
Description: xiv, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 2 Haversack 14 --
Chapter 3 Nandi 38 --
Chapter 4 Syce 69 --
Chapter 5 Tanga 81 --
Chapter 6 Nairobi 102 --
Chapter 7 Zion 120 --
Chapter 8 Adrift 134 --
Chapter 9 Family 159 --
Chapter 10 Espionage 174 --
Chapter 11 Birds 193 --
Chapter 12 Warfare 211 --
Chapter 13 Kensington 226.
Responsibility: Brian Garfield.
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Tall, handsome, charming Col. Richard Meinertzhagen (1878-1967) was an acclaimed British war hero, a secret agent, and a dean of international ornithology. His exploits inspired three biographies,  Read more...

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