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True believer : Stalin's last American spy

Author: Kati Marton
Publisher: New York ; London ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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True Believer reveals the life of Noel Field, an American who betrayed his country and crushed his family. Field, once a well-meaning and privileged American, spied for Stalin during the 1930s and '40s. Then a pawn in Stalin's sinister master strategy, Field was kidnapped and tortured by the KGB and forced to testify against his own Communist comrades. How does an Ivy League-educated, U.S. State Department employee,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marton, Kati.
True believer.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016
(DLC) 2016006744
Named Person: Noel Haviland Field; Joseph Stalin; Noel Haviland Field; Joseph Stalin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kati Marton
ISBN: 9781476763767 1476763763 9781476763774 1476763771
OCLC Number: 938703000
Notes: "Simon & Schuster nonfiction original hardcover"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A Swiss Childhood --
America --
The Making of a Radical --
The Convert --
Spy Games --
Spies in Flight --
Desperate Comrades --
Spain --
War --
Marseille --
The Spy in Wartime --
Child of the Century --
Cold Peace --
Man without a Country --
1948 --
The End of the Line --
Bloodlust Again --
Kidnapped --
Two More Fields Disappear --
Erica Falls in the Net --
The Prisons Open --
Still Not Free --
The Age of Suspicion --
Twilight Years --
Prague --
Home at Last --
The Stranger.
Responsibility: Kati Marton.

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An astounding, suspenseful real-life spy thriller of danger, misplaced loyalties, betrayal, treachery and pure evil with a plot twist worthy of John le Carre.  Read more...

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"Kati Marton richly documents the story of the Swiss-born, Harvard-educated Noel Field....[Marton] builds a detailed narrative with twists and turns galore." * Daily Gazette * "Fascinating and Read more...

 
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