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Washington's spies : the story of America's first spy ring

Author: Alexander Rose
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, 2014. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Bantam books Trade paperback edition, [AMC tie-in edition]View all editions and formats
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In 1778, George Washington unleashed an unlikely ring of spies in New York to discover British battle plans during the Revolutionary War.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Rose
ISBN: 9780553392593 055339259X
OCLC Number: 970724751
Notes: The basis for Turn, a television series on the AMC television channel.
Originally published: 2006.
Description: 369 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: "As subtil and deep as Hell itself" : Nathan Hale and the spying game --
The year of the hangman --
Genesis of the Culper Ring --
711 and the sympathetic stain --
The man of parts and halves --
The adventures of the Culper Ring --
On His Majesty's Secret Service --
Spyhunters and whaleboatmen --
The wilderness of mirrors --
"Lord, now lettest thou thy servants depart in peace."
Other Titles: Story of America's first spy ring
America's first spy ring
Turn (Television program)
Responsibility: Alexander Rose.

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In 1778, George Washington unleashed an unlikely ring of spies in New York to discover British battle plans during the Revolutionary War.

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