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Author Mulley, Clare.

Title The spy who loved : the secrets and lives of Christine Granville / Clare Mulley.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Skarbek,K MUL    Available
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xix, 426 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 398-411) and index.
Contents Stories of trust and betrayal -- Borderlands -- Two weddings and a war -- Hungarian embraces -- Polish resistance -- A string of arrests -- Travels in an opel -- Cold in Cairo -- The beautiful spy -- Our woman in Algiers -- A French occupation -- The battle of Vercors -- Switching allegiances -- Operation liberté -- Mission impossible -- Second-class citizen -- Deep water -- Brutal end -- The afterlife of Christine Granville.
Summary Explores the life and career of one of Britain's most daring and highly decorated special agents, whose gathered intelligence and courage provided a significant contribution to the Allied war effort in World War II.
Subject Granville, Christine, 1908-1952.
Women spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain.
ISBN 9781250030320 hardback
1250030323 hardback

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