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Agent Zigzag

Author: Ben Macintyre; Peter Wickham
Publisher: Tyne & Wear [England] : Soundings, ℗2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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2.13a.m, 16th December 1942: a Nazi parachutist lands in Cambridgeshire. His mission: to sabotage the British war effort. His German masters call him Fritz. The British police know him as the crook Eddie Chapman. Within weeks, Chapman is in the hands of MI5 operating as Agent Zigzag. So opens the most sensational chapter in the history of British espionage. Unpredictable, dashing and louche, Chapman proved to be a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
History
Named Person: Edward Arnold Chapman; Eddie Chapman
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Macintyre; Peter Wickham
ISBN: 9781845599591 1845599594
OCLC Number: 213382345
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Peter Wickham.
Awards: Short-listed for British Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year Award 2008
Short-listed for Costa Biography Award 2007
Description: 10 audio discs (11 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Ben Macintyre.

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2.13a.m, 16th December 1942: a Nazi parachutist lands in Cambridgeshire. His mission: to sabotage the British war effort. His German masters call him Fritz. The British police know him as the crook Eddie Chapman. Within weeks, Chapman is in the hands of MI5 operating as Agent Zigzag. So opens the most sensational chapter in the history of British espionage. Unpredictable, dashing and louche, Chapman proved to be a handful for both his German and British spymasters. Weaving together diaries, letters and memories, along with fascinating top-secret MI5 files, Ben Macintyre creates an exhilarating account of the many lives of Eddie Chapman.

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