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The spy who loved : the secrets and lives of Christine Granville

Author: Clare Mulley
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Explores the life and career of one of Britain's most daring and highly decorated special agents, whose gathered intelligence and courage provided a significant contribution to the Allied war effort in World War II.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Christine Granville; Krystyna Skarbek
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Mulley
ISBN: 9781250030320 1250030323 1250030331 9781250030337
OCLC Number: 811597548
Notes: "First published in the UK by Macmillan"--Title page verso.
Description: xix, 426 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface: Stories of Trust and Betrayal --
Borderlands --
Two Weddings and a War --
Hungarian Embraces --
Polish Resistance --
A String of Arrests --
Travels in an Opel --
Cold in Cairo --
The Beautiful Spy --
Our Woman in Algiers --
A French Occupation --
The Battle of Vercors --
Switching Allegiances --
Operation Liberte? --
Mission Impossible --
Second-Class Citizen --
Deep Water --
Brutal End --
Epilogue: The Afterlife of Christine Granville --
My Search for Christine Granville : a note on sources --
Appendix I: Christine "preferred dogs to children" : a note on Christine Granville's childlessness --
Appendix II: She "murdered me" Muldowney said : a note on Dennis Muldowney.
Responsibility: Clare Mulley.

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Explores the life and career of one of Britain's most daring and highly decorated special agents, whose gathered intelligence and courage provided a significant contribution to the Allied war effort in World War II.

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