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The story of spying

Author: Rob Lloyd Jones
Publisher: London : Usborne ; [Tulsa, OK] : [EDC Publishing], 2007.
Series: Usborne young reading., Series three.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the history of espionage and discusses World War I spies who were caught and executed, agents who worked with the Resistance in occupied France, the breaking of the Enigma code, espionage during the Cold War, and spy technology.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Lloyd Jones
ISBN: 9780746076835 0746076835 9780794517205 079451720X
OCLC Number: 153560935
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 62 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Secrets and spies --
In the line of fire --
Behind enemy lines --
The Enigma code --
Deceit and double-cross --
Spy science and fiction.
Series Title: Usborne young reading., Series three.
Responsibility: Rob Lloyd Jones.

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Part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, this book tells the story of spying, from Alexander the Great's secret scouts to Cold War espionage techniques. It contains details of real life plots  Read more...

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