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Marita : the spy who loved Castro

Author: Marita Lorenz
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Pegasus books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Born in Germany during the outbreak of WWII, Marita was incarcerated in a Nzai concentration camp as a child. In 1959 she travelled to Cuba, where she met and fell in love with Fidel Castro. Yet, upon fleeing to America, she was recruited by the CIA to assassinate him. Torn by love and loyalty, she failed to slip Fidel the lethal pills. Caught up in Cold War intrigue and espionage, even testifying as a witness to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Marita Lorenz; Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro; Marita Lorenz
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marita Lorenz
ISBN: 9781681775142 168177514X
OCLC Number: 1001472645
Description: x, 309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Spy who loved Castro
Responsibility: Marita Lorenz.

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Born in Germany during the outbreak of WWII, Marita was incarcerated in a Nzai concentration camp as a child. In 1959 she travelled to Cuba, where she met and fell in love with Fidel Castro. Yet, upon fleeing to America, she was recruited by the CIA to assassinate him. Torn by love and loyalty, she failed to slip Fidel the lethal pills. Caught up in Cold War intrigue and espionage, even testifying as a witness to the JFK assassination conspiracy, this is Marita's incredible true story of a young girl turned spy.

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