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True spy stories

Author: Paul Dowswell; Fergus Fleming
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects ten stories of spies and espionage, with nine centered on Europe and one dealing with the United States. What are real spies like? Some, like the beautiful Mata Hari, are every bit as glamorous as famous fictional agents such as James Bond. But, as you'll see in this intriguing collection of spy stories, spies usually live shadowy double lives, risking imprisonment, torture and execution for a chance to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dowswell; Fergus Fleming
ISBN: 0794500889 9780794500887
OCLC Number: 56131108
Notes: "First published in 2001 by Usborne Publishing Ltd."--Preliminary page.
Description: 139 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Contents: This charming man --
Double agent for the Czar --
High living in Lisbon --
Playboy sergeant --
Venlo snatch --
Behind the mask --
Salesman and the superspy --
Eye of the morning --
Gentleman's gentleman --
Love conquers all.
Responsibility: Paul Dowswell and Fergus Fleming.

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Collects ten stories of spies and espionage, with nine centered on Europe and one dealing with the United States. What are real spies like? Some, like the beautiful Mata Hari, are every bit as glamorous as famous fictional agents such as James Bond. But, as you'll see in this intriguing collection of spy stories, spies usually live shadowy double lives, risking imprisonment, torture and execution for a chance to change history.

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